Separate paths for ExoMars – The Schiaparelli probe will separate from its parent spacecraft on 16 October 2016

ExoMarsSince 14 March 2016, the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and the Schiaparelli lander have been flying together towards Mars for the ESA ExoMars mission. On 16 October 2016, the journey to the Martian surface begins for the lander, while the TGO will enter orbit around Mars.

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