European Space Agency's Mars lander starts descent to red planet
Monday, 17 October 2016 () A Mars lander left its mothership on Sunday after a seven-month journey from Earth and headed towards the red planet's surface to test technologies for Europe's planned first Mars rover, which will search for signs of past and present life.
The disc-shaped 577-kilogramme (1,272 lb) Schiaparelli lander separated from the...
According to new evidence, the lost Mars lander may have 'exploded' on impact.
Wednesday was to mark the landing of Mars probe, Schiaparelli, which is part of the joint European and Russian ExoMars 2016 mission. However, the spacecraft was lost moments before touchdown, reports the BBC.
European Space Agency's Mars lander may have exploded on impact with the red planet, scientists suggest after preliminary analysis of new images taken by a Nasa... Firstpost - IndiaAlso reported by •DNA •BGR India