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, 14 Aug 2019 16:21:51 UT cms Space Science News 40 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars parachute testing continues As the second ExoMars mission, comprising a rover and surface science platform, progresses towards launch next year, teams continue to troubleshoot the parachute design following an unsuccessful high-altitude drop test last week. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:00:00 UT Robotic Exploration:ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:39:00 UT 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