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No Signal From Mars Lander, but European Officials Declare Mission a Success - New York Times;

No Signal From Mars Lander, but European Officials Declare Mission a Success - New York Times

New York TimesNo Signal From Mars Lander, but European Officials Declare Mission a SuccessNew York TimesThe Schiaparelli hasn't landed, it appears. At least, not the way it was supposed to. Officials from the European Space Agency said on Thursday that they had stopped receiving signals from the Schiaparelli lander, part of the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft, a ...and more »

Mission probably over for Europe's Mars lander - Washington Post;

Mission probably over for Europe's Mars lander - Washington Post

Washington PostMission probably over for Europe's Mars landerWashington PostScientists at the European Space Agency downplayed the likely loss of its Mars lander, saying Thursday that a wealth of data sent back by the experimental probe would help them prepare for a future mission to the Red Planet. The Schiaparelli lander was ...and more »

After Rough Descent, Europe's Mars Lander Is Probably Dead - Popular Science;

After Rough Descent, Europe's Mars Lander Is Probably Dead - Popular Science

Popular ScienceAfter Rough Descent, Europe's Mars Lander Is Probably DeadPopular ScienceMars has apparently claimed another robotic explorer. Europe's Schiaparelli Mars lander is most likely dead on arrival, after something went wrong during its parachute flight and its hover-rockets didn't ignite for long enough. European Space Agency ...and more »

ESA Lost Contact of ExoMars Schiaparelli Before Mars Touchdown -- Did the Lander Make It? - Nature World News;

ESA Lost Contact of ExoMars Schiaparelli Before Mars Touchdown -- Did the Lander Make It? - Nature World News

Nature World NewsESA Lost Contact of ExoMars Schiaparelli Before Mars Touchdown -- Did the Lander Make It?Nature World NewsThere's been a lot of suspense surrounding ExoMars Schiaparelli's touchdown on Mars' surface. Now, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced today that they lost contact with the spacecraft one minute before its touchdown to the red planet's ...and more »

How ExoMars Schiaparelli lander may have met its fate on Mars - The Guardian;

How ExoMars Schiaparelli lander may have met its fate on Mars - The Guardian

The GuardianHow ExoMars Schiaparelli lander may have met its fate on MarsThe GuardianThe data beamed back from Schiaparelli show that the first five minutes of its descent went flawlessly. Illustration: Reuters. Mars. How ExoMars Schiaparelli lander may have met its fate on Mars. European Space Agency not immediately certain that probe ...and more »

ExoMars Mission Update: ESA Still Clueless About Fate Of Schiaparelli Mars Lander - Tech Times;

ExoMars Mission Update: ESA Still Clueless About Fate Of Schiaparelli Mars Lander - Tech Times

Tech TimesExoMars Mission Update: ESA Still Clueless About Fate Of Schiaparelli Mars LanderTech TimesThe Schiaparelli Mars lander of the European Space Agency is believed to have crashed while attempting a touchdown on Mars. ( ESA–Stephane Corvaja ). The missing Schiaparelli Mars lander of the European Space Agency is believed to have crashed ...and more »

ExoMars lander may have crashed on Mars after parachute and retrorocket problems - Telegraph.co.uk;

ExoMars lander may have crashed on Mars after parachute and retrorocket problems - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukExoMars lander may have crashed on Mars after parachute and retrorocket problemsTelegraph.co.ukThe European space probe Schiaparelli may have crash landed on Mars after suffering problems releasing its parachute and firing retrorockets to slow its descent, it emerged today. At a briefing this morning, the European Space Agency (ESA) said there ...and more »

Europe Lost Contact with Mars Lander 1 Minute Before Touchdown - Space.com;

Europe Lost Contact with Mars Lander 1 Minute Before Touchdown - Space.com

Space.comEurope Lost Contact with Mars Lander 1 Minute Before TouchdownSpace.comAfter a suspenseful night waiting for a signal from the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander, the European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed today that the spacecraft went silent less than a minute before it was set to reach the Martian surface Wednesday (Oct. 19).and more »

Europe's ExoMars enters Mars orbit, but lander feared lost - SpaceNews;

Europe's ExoMars enters Mars orbit, but lander feared lost - SpaceNews

SpaceNewsEurope's ExoMars enters Mars orbit, but lander feared lostSpaceNewsexomars-lander-sequence Europe's 300-kilogram Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing payload successfully entered Mars' atmosphere on Oct 19. But its parachutes appear to have been ejected too early, raising the possibility of a crash landing ...and more »

ExoMars update: Schiaparelli probe's parachute malfunctioned - The Register;

ExoMars update: Schiaparelli probe's parachute malfunctioned - The Register

The RegisterExoMars update: Schiaparelli probe's parachute malfunctionedThe RegisterThe status of the Schiaparelli probe remains uncertain, leaving scientists at the European Space Agency baffled after the lander's signal cut out unexpectedly. At a press conference this morning, ESA's Director General, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, said the ...and more »

Yesterday's ExoMars Landing Did Not Go as Planned - Gizmodo;

Yesterday's ExoMars Landing Did Not Go as Planned - Gizmodo

GizmodoYesterday's ExoMars Landing Did Not Go as PlannedGizmodoThe European Space Agency's Schiaparelli lander did not touch down on Mars as planned yesterday. During a press briefing this morning, ExoMars mission scientists confirmed that the lander's signal cut out about 50 seconds before landing, and that ...and more »

ExoMars Schiaparelli Lander Likely Lost But Descent Data Valuable for ExoMars Rover Mission - Space Ref (press release);

ExoMars Schiaparelli Lander Likely Lost But Descent Data Valuable for ExoMars Rover Mission - Space Ref (press release)

Space Ref (press release)ExoMars Schiaparelli Lander Likely Lost But Descent Data Valuable for ExoMars Rover MissionSpace Ref (press release)While the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has settled into a nominal orbit, the fate of the Schiaparelli lander seems sealed, with the Red Planet claiming another victim. During today's press conference ESA officials said early analysis of the data coming ...and more »

Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent - CBC.ca;

Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent - CBC.ca

CBC.caCrash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silentCBC.caThrusters intended to slow a European lander as it neared Mars on Wednesday fired for less time than expected before contact with the vehicle was lost, leaving scientists uncertain whether it touched down safely or broke apart. The Schiaparelli probe ...and more »

Did Europe's Mars lander survive? Time will tell: ESA (Update) - Phys.Org;

Did Europe's Mars lander survive? Time will tell: ESA (Update) - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgDid Europe's Mars lander survive? Time will tell: ESA (Update)Phys.OrgEurope's second attempt at reaching the Mars surface appeared in peril Thursday as initial analysis suggested a lander dubbed "Schiaparelli", a test-run for a future rover, may have plummeted to its demise. While holding out faint hope, ground ...and more »

Total recall ... of unsuccessful attempts to land on Mars - The Guardian;

Total recall ... of unsuccessful attempts to land on Mars - The Guardian

The GuardianTotal recall ... of unsuccessful attempts to land on MarsThe GuardianThe Schiaparelli probe is far from the first lander to fail to touch down safely on the red planet. Here are some key Mars missions that failed to phone home. Sadly, Hollywood is still the most successful producer of Mars landings. Photograph: Everett ...and more »

Still no word on Europe's Mars lander - but ESA hails mission a success - euronews;

Still no word on Europe's Mars lander - but ESA hails mission a success - euronews

euronewsStill no word on Europe's Mars lander - but ESA hails mission a successeuronewsThe European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red Planet. Signals from the disc-shaped Schiaparelli probe stopped just before its scheduled ...and more »

Scientists have lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander - The Verge;

Scientists have lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander - The Verge

The VergeScientists have lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli landerThe VergeThe European Space Agency says it's lost contact with the Schiaparelli lander scheduled to land on Mars yesterday. The exact fate of the craft is still unknown, but mission handlers stopped receiving radio signal from Schiaparelli during its descent to ...and more »

ExoMars Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Mars as Word From Lander Is Awaited - New York Times;

ExoMars Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Mars as Word From Lander Is Awaited - New York Times

New York TimesExoMars Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Mars as Word From Lander Is AwaitedNew York TimesThe European Space Agency's ExoMars mission delivered the Schiaparelli lander to Mars's orbit on Wednesday. An animated video shows the spacecraft's projected journey to the surface of the planet. By EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY on Publish Date ...and more »

Triumph or disaster? - The Economist;

Triumph or disaster? - The Economist

The EconomistTriumph or disaster?The EconomistTHAT space flight is as much show business as science was confirmed on the evening of October 19th, when members of the ExoMars team put on the bravest of faces for a broadcast from their mission control in Darmstadt, Germany, about the arrival of the ...and more »

Mixed success for ExoMars as Schiaparelli lander feared lost - The Engineer;

Mixed success for ExoMars as Schiaparelli lander feared lost - The Engineer

The EngineerMixed success for ExoMars as Schiaparelli lander feared lostThe EngineerThe Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) component of the ExoMars 2016 mission has successfully entered its orbit around the Red Planet, but contact has been lost with the Schiaparelli lander. (Credit: ESA–David Ducros). Scientists at the European Space Agency ...and more »