Europe's Mars rover takes shape

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

ESA member states will meet on 8 May for the Critical Design Review. This will consider every aspect of the venture and is really the last chance to change some aspect of the mission.

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

By 2030, there could be an initial lunar settlement of six to 10 pioneers, scientists, technicians and engineers, which could grow to 100 by 2040, he predicted.

ESA will fund ExoMars 2020

Posted in Hardware on 4th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

ExoMars 2020 will send a rover to the red planet.

Moon village concept attracts worldwide support

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

European Space Agency says proposals for permanent lunar outpost have generated international interest.

Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Europe will push ahead with its plan to put a UK-assembled robotic rover on the surface of Mars in 2021.