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Choosing the ExoMars 2020 landing site

<b>The surface area of Mars is approximately 145 million square kilometres, almost the same area as the Earth's land masses. Imagine having to choose</b> …

Searching for life on Mars: where should the ExoMars rover land?

If you had to pick just one place to find life on Mars, where would you go?<p>In the 1970s, John Guest worked on the Nasa Viking mission to Mars. Twin orbiters, twin landers – nobody builds missions like that these days. As a geologist, John helped to decide where one of the landers would touch …

ExoMars' Organic Sniffing Spectrometer

Lewis Dartnell spent the better part of two years researching and field-testing methods to reboot society in his best-selling book <i>The Knowledge</i>. But …

Life-searching Mars rover might face a two-year delay

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Space Exploration

Russia-EU Mars Research Program Unlikely to Face Significant Impact From Sanctions

MOSCOW, August 8 (RIA Novosti) - The sanctions imposed by the West on Russia will hopefully have a limited impact on the Russian-European Mars …

Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018

Rover landing site candidates<p>1 October 2014<p>Four possible landing sites are being considered for the ExoMars mission in 2018. Its rover will search …

RT @riascience: Орбитальный зонд #ExoMars (Trace Gas Orbiter) почти полностью собран, запуск "Протоном" в январе 2016 г: http://t.co/ACcq0KXf50 via @DiegoU

Rosetta mission: Philae makes historic first landing on comet

The signal broke a seven-hour wait of agonising intensity and sparked scenes of jubilation at the European Space Agency’s mission control in Darmstadt. The team in charge of the Rosetta mission achieved what at times seemed an impossible task by landing a robotic spacecraft on a comet for the first …

Tony Rice on Twitter: "Today's #xkcd, 133 of them, on the landing of @ESA_Rosetta's @Philae2014 #cometlanding, in animated gif form http://t.co/FjjZRHyZJS"

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Philae's comet landing is amazing (Opinion) - CNN.com

Rosetta's lander Philae is on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Thursday, November 13, and sending back images. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground. While Philae is the first probe to land on a comet, Rosetta is the first to rendezvous with a comet and …

European spacecraft lands on comet, with a bounce

A mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine made history Wednesday when it completed a slow-motion descent to the surface of a comet 311 million miles from Earth.<p>But scientists fear it didn't stick the landing.<p>The European Space Agency's Philae spacecraft initially landed close to its target …

Space

Humanity just landed a spacecraft on the surface of a comet

After 10 long years on Rosetta's back and a 7-hour fall toward its target, the Philae lander anchored itself to the surface of a comet<p>Just after 11AM ET, the European Space Agency's Philae lander made contact with the surface of a comet. The 250-pound probe settled on a patch of the 2.5-mile-long …

ESA on Twitter: "Highlights from yesterday's evening briefing on #CometLanding: status of @Philae2014 lander & first descent image: http://t.co/h2hzqeBsPn"

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Welcome to a comet

<b>Title</b> Welcome to a comet<p><b>Released</b> 13/11/2014 10:39 am<p><b>Copyright</b> ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA<p><b>Description</b><p>Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of …

Rosetta: Battery will limit life of Philae comet lander

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1123000/1123805_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524703566_50cfd5dc860cb93049243fbdfb36d27f<p><b>After a historic but awkward comet landing, the robot probe Philae is now stable and sending pictures - but there are concerns about its battery life.</b><p>The …

Philae, the ‘happy lander’

“Philae is on the surface and doing a marvellous job, working very well and we can say we have a very happy lander,” says Paolo Ferri, ESA’s Head of …