ExoMars 2016 – The heat is on

Baikonur, Kazakhstan (SPX) Mar 15, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space, the world number two in space technologies, has designed and built the two heat shields which will enable the Schiaparelli capsule of the ExoMars 2016 mission to withstand its descent through the Martian atmosphere and land on the Red Planet later this year.

The lander module was launched on 14 March from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan along with a Trace Ga —> Read More