I enjoyed Amy Svitak’s “Time Crunch” (AW&ST July 14, p. 52) and its overview of the European Space Ageny’s (ESA) ExoMars 2016 landing demonstrator, which I see as probably the best attempt to break the U.S. monopoly of landing robotic probes on Mars in the foreseeable future. (I very much doubt that the follow-on rover mission will meet its 2018 appointment with the red planet.) Apparently, the 2016 lander payload does not include an imaging instrument, which I ...


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