#European Spacecraft Reaches Mars Orbit, But Lander’s Fate Uncertain

Europe succeeded in placing a methane-sniffing spacecraft in orbit around Mars today (Oct. 19), but it’s still unclear if that probe’s piggyback lander made it safely down to the planet’s surface as planned.

from Space.com ift.tt/2do7oVo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The CAPTCHA cannot be displayed. This may be a configuration or server problem. You may not be able to continue. Please visit our status page for more information or to contact us.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.