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ExoMars 2016 separation

Date: 19 February 2016
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli
Copyright: ESA/ATG medialab

Artist's impression visualising the separation of the ExoMars entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, Schiaparelli, from the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).

The separation is scheduled to occur on 16 October 2016, about seven months after launch. Schiaparelli is set to enter the martian atmosphere on 19 October, while TGO will enter orbit around Mars.

Last Update: 17 October 2016

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