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 Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:25:23 UT cms Space Science News 40 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars 2020: progress and challenges The full parachute system that will help deliver the ExoMars rover and a surface science platform to the martian surface has completed a full-scale high-altitude deployment sequence test, although unexpected damage to the main parachutes occurred. Fri, 28 Jun 2019 13:00:00 UT Robotic Exploration:First results from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter New evidence of the impact of the recent planet-encompassing dust storm on water in the atmosphere, and a surprising lack of methane, are among the scientific highlights of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter's first year in orbit. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:00:00 UT Robotic Exploration:InSight lander among latest ExoMars image bounty Curious surface features, water-formed minerals, 3D stereo views, and even a sighting of the InSight lander showcase the impressive range of imaging capabilities of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:12:00 UT 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 10:21:00 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 15:00:00 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 16:17:00 UT