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 1999-2018 ESA Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:15:05 UT cms Space Science News 40 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 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars poised to start science mission The ExoMars orbiter will soon begin its search for gases that may be linked to active geological or biological activity on the Red Planet. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:47:00 UT