ExoMars 2028 Rosalind Franklin Rover

Overview

Destination: Heliocentric N/A
Mission: Robotic Exploration

Heliocentric N/A Unknown Pad Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

ExoMars 2028 is a second mission of two-part European Space Agency astrobiology project to search for evidence of life on Mars. The primary objective is to land the rover at a site with high potential for finding well-preserved organic material, particularly from the very early history of the planet. The rover is expected to travel several kilometers during its mission. The European rover will be the first mission to combine the capability to move across the surface and to study Mars at depth. It will collect samples with a drill down to a depth of 2 m and analyze them with next-generation instruments in an onboard laboratory. Underground samples are more likely to include biomarkers, since the tenuous martian atmosphere offers little protection from radiation and photochemistry at the surface.

Updates

Nosu • April 9, 2024, 10:09 a.m.

NET October 2028 from Florida, launch vehicle unknown


Jay • March 17, 2022, 1:25 p.m.

Pushing to the end of the 2024 Mars transfer window following the temporary suspension of the ExoMars program by the European Space Agency.


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Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 1

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