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Fraser
2005-Apr-08, 03:41 PM
SUMMARY: Scientists from the European Space Agency have strongly recommended that that the next scientific mission to Mars should be a rover. The ESA's EXOMARS rover would have a similar design to NASA's Spirit and Opportunity, but it would have a suite of instruments designed to search for evidence of past or present life. The rover would arrive on Mars in 2013 to begin the search for life. The ESA is also planning a mission for 2016 that would return samples from the Martian surface to Earth.

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