On this day in 2016 - March 14th - part 1 of the ExoMars astrobiology mission was launched.

ExoMars is a joint ESA/Roscosmos mission. The launch of the spacecraft containing ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli lander was successful. (TGO is now in orbit around Mars, but the lander crashed.)



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