#Trace Gas Orbiter

ESA Mars orbiter is preparing for atmosphere plunge

5 years ago — Quick Read

While we hope you are taking it easy for the holiday season this year, you might want to spare a thought for those working for the European Space Agency (ESA)....

Watch Live – Schiaparelli Lander hopes to “crush it” with soft landing on Mars later today

5 years ago — Long Read

The Schiaparelli Lander, part of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission, is going to be touching down on Mars at 1448 GMT today using a soft-landing technique that utilises a novel...

European satellite set for Mars undergoes final testing

7 years ago — Quick Read

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...