Exomars 2018 should land on Oxia Planum
On October 21 2015, Oxia Planum has been preselected as the primary candidate for the landing site of the ExoMars 2018 mission.News Sciences Specialist public, Science and technologyOctober 26, 2015
Oxia Planum is recommanded as landing site for...
The proposal will be reviewed internally by ESA and Roscosmos with an official confirmation expected mid-2019.News SciencesNovember 23, 2018
Press Release: CNES’s Science Programmes...
CNES’s Science Programmes Committee (CPS) met on Wednesday 21 September at the agency’s Head Office in Paris Les Halles. The committee’s chief purpose is to advise the CNES Board...News SciencesSeptember 22, 2016
ExoMars: Schiaparelli spotted by MRO
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has identified markings probably left by the impact of the Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing technology demonstrator module on the...News SciencesOctober 25, 2016
European payload selected for ExoMars 2018...
Two European instruments and four European contributions on two Russian instruments have been selected for the Russian-led science platform that will land on Mars as part of the...News SciencesDecember 4, 2015
Inauguration of the ExoMars 2020 Rover Operations...
The ExoMars 2020 Rover Operations Control Center (ROCC) was inaugurated on may 30 by Thales Alenia Space, ALTEC, the Italian space agency ASI and the European Space Agency (ESA).News SciencesJune 11, 2019
First test success for largest mars mission...
The largest parachute ever to fly on a Mars mission has been deployed in the first of a series of tests to prepare for the upcoming ExoMars mission that will deliver a rover and a...News SciencesMay 23, 2018
ExoMars 2016: TGO enters Martian orbit
The ExoMars 2016 mission’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) was successfully captured into Martian orbit Wednesday 19 October. However, the landing of Schiaparelli had still not been...News SciencesOctober 19, 2016
Rover egress tests in Toulouse
This week a simulation stretching between France (SEROM in CNES Toulouse) and the Netherlands will let ESA’s Planetary Robotics Laboratory test such an ‘egress’ scenario.News Sciences InstitutionalOctober 28, 2015
ExoMars 2016: Perfecting the Trajectory!
On 19 October, the landing demonstrator known as ExoMars Schiaparelli will touch down on Mars after detaching itself from the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO). Its job is to validate new...News Observation General publicSeptember 2, 2016