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ExoMars is a European space mission to study Mars and to develop the technology and capabilities for future landers and rovers. Scheduled for arrival at Mars in October 2016, it consists of the Trace Gas Orbiter, which will hunt for evidence of methane and other compounds that could be produced by living organisms, and the Schiaparelli lander, which will operate for a day or two before its batteries die. The lander will help the European Space Agency plan for ExoMars 2020, which include a rover.

Radio Programs

Mars Returns Stepping toward the Red Planet September 15, 2017

More ExoMars A dress rehearsal for a Mars rover October 17, 2016

ExoMars Lining up an approach to Mars October 16, 2016

Featured Images

Before and after views of the landing site of the Schiaparelli probe

Lost and Found October 22, 2016

The ExoMars 2016 mission approaches the Red Planet

Two for Mars? October 17, 2016