Landing Spacecraft heading towards Mars

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On Sunday a Spacecraft been separated from a satellite and getting ready to land on Mars’ surface.

European Space Agency (ESA) informs via a live connection to its control center in Germany.

The vessel Schiaparelli, as the first European spacecraft made for landing on Mars, will be ready on Wednesday to test new landing way by rovers.

A rover is a manned or unmanned motorized country craft used to explore strange celestial bodies.

The landing on Mars will take only six minutes.

– Due to the long communication time between Earth and Mars Schiaparelli have to do it without help from the control of ESA, writes the Norwegian Space Centre.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today