Mars Express is one of four ESA missions that have been put on hold as a result of the coronavirus

The coronavirus situation in Europe has forced ESA to temporarily suspend a number of its deep-space missions. To reduce the risk to space agency personnel from the virus, the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany is reducing on-site crews and shutting down instruments on eight spacecraft responsible for collecting data for four science missions.

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