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ESA lander set to make final journey to Mars surface – video

The ExoMars spacecraft, the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), is set to launch the Schiaparelli lander towards Mars to begin its mission on the surface. After it has landed, the rover will collect soil samples on the Red Planet, while the TGO will orbit the planet. The units will be monitoring for methane traces and emissions, which could indicate the presence of microbes and therefore life on Mars.
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