The Descent and Carrier modules for the ExoMars 2020 mission have been integrated in Turin. The spacecraft in launch configuration will now be shipped to Cannes for environmental tests, before the launch to Mars to search for traces of life. ...
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While ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is sniffing the Martian atmosphere, the ExoMars 2020 Rover will analyse the deepest-ever subsurface soil samples to find any forms of life on the Red Planet.
Upcoming mission reflects the company’s unrivaled expertise in optics & electronics
Thales Alenia Space, ALTEC, the Italian Space Agency and the European Space Agency inaugurated the ExoMars 2020 Rover Operations Control Centre
ROCC will control Rover surface operations as it searches for signs of past or present life
Turin – 8 May 2019 - After a challenging engineering phase, the Analytical Laboratory Drawer (ALD), the core of the Rover of the ExoMars 2020 ESA Program, has been successfully integrated and tested by Thales Alenia Space, Joint Venture between Thales 67% an...
“Hi, this is the ExoMars orbiter. How are you doing down there?” If you’re a space fan, you may know that it’s the Trace Gas Orbiter from the 2016 ExoMars mission talking here. Since then, the spacecraft has been in a circular 400 km orbit around Mars, with all instrume...
When we think about the universe, we all feel like we’re riding an emotional roller coaster, from fear to surprise to wonder. Last weeks we were all sad, as we said goodbye to NASA’s incredible rover, Opportunity.
While current objectives are scientific, Thales Alenia Space’s technology for ExoMars 2016 and the upcoming ExoMars 2020 will play a leading role in developing the new space economy. Here’s what’s on the drawing board.