RSS feed for ESA's Robotic Exploration of Mars web site An RSS feed for news from ESA's Robotic Exploration of Mars web site ( en-us Copyright 1999-2019 ESA Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:24:19 UT cms Space Science News 40 Robotic Exploration:ESA's Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure of DNA will have her symbolic footprint on Mars in 2021. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 11:21:00 UT Robotic Exploration:Oxia Planum favoured for ExoMars surface mission The ExoMars Landing Site Selection Working Group has recommended Oxia Planum as the landing site for the ESA-Roscosmos rover and surface science platform that will launch to the Red Planet in 2020. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:00:00 UT Robotic Exploration:ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their career during the journey itself to and from the Red Planet, according to data from the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter being presented at the European Planetary Science Congress, EPSC, in Berlin, Germany, this week. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:17:00 UT Robotic Exploration:Red Planet rover set for extreme environment workout A representative model of the ExoMars rover that will land on Mars in 2021 is beginning a demanding test campaign that will ensure it can survive the rigours of launch and landing, as well as operations under the environmental conditions of Mars. Tue, 29 May 2018 15:00:00 UT Robotic Exploration:ExoMars returns first images from new orbit The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has returned the first images of the Red Planet from its new orbit. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:30:00 UT