MOSCOW, 30 Sep — RIA Novosti. Russian-European mission ExoMars 19 Oct orbit of Mars and will begin his research, said the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Also of significant events – the March start of the “ExoMars” for the first time more than 10 years, we have successfully launched an expedition to Mars. In the near future, October 19 (we are waiting along with European space Agency, now everything goes normally, everything works according to plan) will orbit Mars and begin to study the surface of Mars, will continue the descent and landing module,” — said Komarov, the head of state.
He noted that in the framework of the expedition will be the technology of planting equipment, which will explore the planet’s surface, its atmosphere, and give important results for scientists.