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If the ExoMars spacecraft successfully lands on Mars, it will deploy the Rosalind Franklin rover.  ESA
In October 2016, the small European agriculture
Schiaparelli entered the Martian atmosphere and tried to touch the surface of the red planet. Due to an error in altitude measurement, the landing gear of the lander was launched early and the lander crashed in Mars.
When it came to Mars, it was just another one in a long line of failures. Of the 21
landings sent by humans to Mars over the last six decades, only eight have successfully reached the surface of the red planet and conducted scientific operations – all of which were built and launched by NASA.
Now the European Space Agency is trying again with its ExoMars mission, which is due to launch on a Proton rocket next summer. According to the space agency, the European rover Rosalind Franklin and the Russian-led Kazachok surface platform are almost complete. They are about to descend to the Martian surface in a descent module. This spacecraft has a fairly complex sequence of parachute discharges to delay the descent of the lander through the thin Martian atmosphere.
Despite these failures, European officials have publicly stated that they are pushing for the mission to be launched in 2020. "It is disappointing that the precautionary design adjustments introduced after the anomalies of the last test did not help us pass the second test successfully, but as always we are focused and working to understand and correct the shortcoming to start next year, "says Francois Spoto, ESA ExoMars team leader, in a news release.
Parachute problems may be worse than reported publicly Question In addition, Ars learned of at least one more parachute damage during ExoMars cashier testing. In addition, the agency has not yet conducted even a single successful parachute canopy test that needs to be positioned supersonic speeds higher in Martian atmosphere.
Efforts to obtain comment from the European Space Agency on this information or the likelihood of a past launch date in 2020 being unsuccessful. After a spokesman for the European Space Agency suggested on September 4 that it would look into the matter, there is no further answer.