Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO)

Perseverance Seen From Space by ESA’s ExoMars Orbiter

The ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter (part of the ExoMars 2020 mission) has revealed images of the Perseverance rover and where…

9 months ago

Nothing Says Springtime on Mars Like Explosions of Sand

Springtime on Earth can be a riotous affair, as plants come back to life and creatures large and small get…

2 years ago

Remember the Discovery of Methane in the Martian Atmosphere? Now Scientists Can’t Find any Evidence of it, at all

According to recently-reported results from the ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter, it appears that there may not be any methane in…

3 years ago

ESA’s ExoMars has Completed its Aerobraking Maneuvers to Bring it Into a Circular 400 km Orbit Around Mars

In the past few months, the ExoMars orbiter has been conducting aerobraking maneuvers that have brought it steadily closer to…

4 years ago

‘Spectacular’ First Images and Data Released from ExoMars Orbiter

The first images taken by the newest mission to Mars have been released, and the teams behind the instruments on…

5 years ago

Schiaparelli’s One Second Of Terror

Investigators have made progress into determining the cause of the Schiaparelli accident, which appears to be due to a temporary…

5 years ago

What is the Mars Curse?

If you’re going to send a spacecraft to Mars, you’ve got to know that place has an insatiable hunger for…

5 years ago

Bold Euro-Russian Expedition Blasts Free of Earth En Route to Mars in Search of Life’s Indicators

The cooperative Euro-Russian ExoMars 2016 expedition is now en route to the Red Planet after successfully firing its upper stage…

6 years ago

ExoMars Spacecraft Launches to Red Planet Searching for Signs of Life

The joint European/Russian ExoMars spacecraft successfully launched early this morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Proton-M rocket…

6 years ago

Countdown Begins for Blastoff of ExoMars 2016 Spacecraft on March 14 – Watch Live

The countdown has begun for blastoff of the ambitious European/Russian ExoMars 2016 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on…

6 years ago