Tag Archives: ExoMars

Schiaparelli after preparations for Mars landing !

ESA have uploaded special strings of commands to order its Mars lander, Schiaparelli space probe, to prepare for deploying Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module from Trace Gas Orbiter. EDM will land on Mars surface at 14:18 GMT on 19th October 2016 on Meridiani Planum in the middle of storm dust season. It is second…
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ExoMars TGO/Schiaparelli after course correction

Mars probe sent as a result of cooperation of ESA and Roscosmos performed yesterday successful course correction necessary for continuing mission according to plan. Maneuver was performed on July 28, 2016 at 09:30 GMT after Mission Control Center in Korolev sent command to start main engine of TGO remaining 83 million kilometers from Earth; support and additional…
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ExoMars officially postponed to July 2020

 Join Russian-European Mars mission was officially moved to 2020 due the decision of Johann Woerner and Igor Komarov. Previous gossips about delays in program were unveiled in March 2016, just before successful launch of Schiaparelli EDM and TGO space probe on atop of Proton rocket on March 14, 2016 (You can read more here about launch and…
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ExoMars lander could be delayed to 2020 according to Roscosmos representative

After successful launch of TGO and EDM Schiaparelli on atop of Proton-M on 14 March 2016, first problems appeared in the cooperation between Roscosmos and ESA. Scheduled for 2018 launch of Mars lander developed under ExoMars program could be delayed to 2020. It seems that after celebrating successful launch, time for hard work came. It was…
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ExoMars started !

Today, punctually at 09:31:42 GMT, ExoMars mission started. Proton-M with Briz-M upper stage lifted off, with Schiaparelli EDM on atop, from Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site 200/39 in its second mission in 2016 and 411th in Proton launch vehicle history. Cooperation between ESA and Roscosmos reached next milestone. Today from Baikonur Cosmodrome Proton-M rocket lifted Schiaparelli Entry,…
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Biggest Parachute for Mars prepared for First Test. 

The ring opening parachute that is 35 meters crosswise over and weighs ninety kilograms and has been outfitted with 3 miles of ropes. As indicated by a video that was discharged by the European Space Agency (ESA), which is in charge of managing ExoMars, it takes an aggregate of five days to get the chance…
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First test passed by the biggest parachute ever created for Mars

The largest-ever parachute ExoMars that is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars in 2021 has passed its starting test. The weight of this parachute is 90 kilograms while its ring slot is 35 meters across. Additionally, it has 5 kilometers of cords. The European Space Agency handles all the operations related to this…
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The Investigation of the Soil from Mars by ESA and NASA

The signing of a statement of intent by both NASA and ESA marks the beginning of an exploration. It is about bringing soil samples to Earth from Mars. Milestones have been made regarding the details of the planet. Soon, the process of knowing the planet better will begin. The matter has been taken with a…
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