Monday, October 20, 2008

ExoMars delay, budget problems

Problems with Mars rovers is not limited to the new world. ESA's ExoMars mission is having it's own problems:

"The ExoMars rover, which will search for signs of life on the Red Planet, will not now launch until 2016 because of the high cost of the project. The 1.2bn-euro price tag is deemed to be too high by governments, and space officials have been asked to find ways to reduce it." Full article at and some nice commentary at

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