ExoMars Rover

Spacecraft and Space Missions

European ExoMars Mission Delayed to 2022

The European and Roscosmos space agencies have postponed the launch of their Kazachok lander and Rosalind Franklin rover to 2022.

jezero crater

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Jezero Crater Selected as Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's next Mars rover will explore a geologically diverse crater that may once have been flooded with water, a crucial ingredient for the mission's search for evidence of past life.

MSL rover

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Planet-Protection Policies: Due For Revision?

A new National Academies study assesses NASA's efforts to protect neighboring worlds from contamination and recommends ways the space agency could do a better job.

Phobos, by ExoMars CASSIS instrument

Spacecraft and Space Missions

ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter Gets to Work

Welcome to Mars: the European Space Agency's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter sets up shop around the Red Planet.

Schiaparelli landing details

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Schiaparelli: Requiem for a Mars Lander

New glimpses from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ongoing data analysis are revealing the fate of the Schiaparelli lander.

EDM Lander

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

ESA's Schiaparelli Lander: Missing in Action

Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission.

ExoMars TGO reaches Mars

Solar System

ExoMars Orbiter Reaches Red Planet

After a 7-month journey from Earth and a 139-minute rocket burn, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has settled in around its new home.

EDM Lander

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Schiaparelli Lander to Touch Down on Mars

The innovative joint European Space Agency/Roscosmos Schiaparelli lander begins its three day solo journey to the Martian surface this weekend.

ExoMars 2020

Spacecraft and Space Missions

ExoMars Rover Launch Delayed Until 2020

The European Space Agency is opting to send its first rover to the Red Planet two years later than originally planned.

ExoMars at the Red Planet

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter Heads to Space

The launch of ESA's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli lander heralds a new phase of Mars exploration.

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