engineering careers  European satellite set for Mars undergoes final testing
engineering careers  European satellite set for Mars undergoes final testing

The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), designed by engineers at Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in France, is in its final stages of testing before it is due to orbit Mars. The satellite will take studies of the planet’s atmosphere and will drop a demonstration lander in preparation for a rover exploration mission in 2019.