What happened to the Schiaparelli lander? — Science, simply

On Wednesday 19th October the world watched with bated breath as the European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli (pronounced skap-a-RELL-ee) lander left its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, and began its descent towards the surface of Mars. The lander is named after the Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli, who observed and named many of the features of the Martian […]

via What happened to the Schiaparelli lander? — Science, simply

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