The parachutes for the ExoMars 2020 mission undergo testing earlier in the year


A joint venture between the ESA and Roscosmos to place a rover and science platform on Mars has hit a stumbling block, with the parachutes needed to safely lower the ExoMars 2020 module to the surface receiving damage during the latest round of testing. This follows another less-than-successful test earlier in the year, with the team now searching for answers less than year out from the scheduled launch.

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