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The ExoMars 2016 Schiaparelli Landing Site

On 14 March 2016 the European Mars mission ExoMars 2016 was launched. The landing module Schiaparelli is scheduled to arrive at Mars in October 2016.

Video: "The ExoMars 2016 Schiaparelli Landing Site" from 2016 [1:24 min]
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO)


The landing module of ESA’s mission ExoMars 2016 will land on 19 October 2016 at the Martian surface. The descent of Schiaparelli and the planned landing site are shown in this HRSC-mosaic of the Meridiani Planum region in the Southern Highlands of Mars.

Link to detailed press release:
Spotlight on the Schiaparelli landing site (Aug 11, 2016)