ExoMars orbiter core module completed

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter module consisting of the spacecraft structure, thermal control and propulsion systems was handed over by OHB System to Thales Alenia Space France at a ceremony held in Bremen, Germany, today.

ESA preps ExoMars mission for 2016

ESA’s mission to Mars in 2016 has entered the final stage of construction with the signature of a contract this week with Thales Alenia Space at the Paris Air & Space Show.