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 1999-2018 ESA http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/ Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:58:51 UT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss cms Space Science News SciTech.editorial@esa.int Scitech.Editorial@esa.int 40 Robotic Exploration:ExoMars poised to start science mission http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=60149 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 17:47:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=60149 Robotic Exploration:First test success for largest Mars mission parachute http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=60118 The largest parachute ever to fly on a Mars mission has been deployed in the first of a series of tests to prepare for the upcoming ExoMars mission that will deliver a rover and a surface science platform to the Red Planet. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:35:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=60118 Robotic Exploration:Surfing complete http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59989 Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA's ExoMars has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and is about ready to begin sniffing the Red Planet for methane. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:26:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59989 Robotic Exploration:A window on the ExoMars rover's search for Martian life http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59461 Anyone interested in the scientific exploration of Mars and the search for life on the Red Planet will want to read a special issue of the journal Astrobiology. This collection of papers includes one dedicated to the objectives of ESA's rover mission on ExoMars 2020 and in-depth summaries of the nine scientific instruments carried by the roving vehicle. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:40:00 UT http://sci.esa.int/jump.cfm?oid=59461 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