European Space Agency tests the ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The ExoMars mission lost its lander, but its probe is in great shape.

Europe's science ministers to decide on ExoMars rover

Posted in Science on 26th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

European research ministers will be asked for a little over 400m (45m; $430m) to put a rover on Mars in 2021 when they meet next week.

Schiaparelli: European Space Agency gives update on Mars crash investigation

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The European Space Agency has released details from its preliminary report into the Schiaparelli crash on Mars.

Full Ariane 6 rocket funding is unlocked by ESA

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The final tranche of R&D funding needed to introduce a new rocket for Europe was committed on Wednesday.

Key meeting to weigh Mars crash report

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Engineers are close to identifying the cause of the crash that destroyed the Schiaparelli lander on Mars last month.