RSS feed for ESA's Robotic Exploration of Mars web site http://sci.esa.int/newssyndication/rss/news.cfm?area=118&news=168&rss=44975 An RSS feed for news from ESA's Robotic Exploration of Mars web site (http://exploration.esa.int) en-us Copyright 1999-2017 ESA http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/ Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:48:46 UT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss cms Space Science News SciTech.editorial@esa.int Scitech.Editorial@esa.int 40 Robotic Exploration:Schiaparelli landing investigation completed http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59184 The inquiry into the crash-landing of the ExoMars Schiaparelli module has concluded that conflicting information in the onboard computer caused the descent sequence to end prematurely. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:51:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59184 Robotic Exploration:Final two ExoMars landing sites chosen http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58958 Two ancient sites on Mars that hosted an abundance of water in the planet's early history have been recommended as the final candidates for the landing site of the 2020 ExoMars rover and surface science platform: Oxia Planum and Mawrth Vallis. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:15:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58958 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars landing sites to narrow to final two http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58904 On Monday 27 March, the 4th ExoMars Landing Site Selection Workshop will take place at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), The Netherlands. At the conclusion of the two-day meeting the Landing Site Selection Working Group will make their recommendation for which two landing sites should continue to be studied for the ExoMars 2020 mission. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:55:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58904 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars: science checkout completed and aerobraking begins http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58888 The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has completed another set of important science calibration tests before a year of aerobraking gets underway. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:27:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58888 Robotic Exploration:Science checkout continues for ExoMars orbiter http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58854 Next week, the ExoMars orbiter will devote two days to making important calibration measurements at the Red Planet, which are needed for the science phase of the mission that will begin next year. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:03:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=58854