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After rough descent, Europe's Mars lander is probably dead

Posted in Hardware on 21st Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The new Mars orbiter however is a success.

Schiaparelli Mars probe's parachute 'jettisoned too early'

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The European Space Agency (Esa) has not yet conceded that the lander crashed but the mood is not positive.

European Schiaparelli probe on target for Mars landing

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

It is now on a direct path to intercept the top of the Red Planet's atmosphere on Wednesday.

ESA gives Schiaparelli probe final commands ahead of Mars landing

Posted in Science on 10th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

With arrival at Mars set for October 19, ESA mission control is busy making last minute adjustments for the Exomars 2016 mission.

Cryosat spacecraft's ice vision is boosted

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

European scientists have found a way to super-charge their study of the ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland.