ExoMars Launch This Year ‘Very Unlikely,’ ESA Says

Exomars Amalia rover
Credit: European Space Agency

CAPE CANAVERAL—Sanctions imposed on Russia in response to its attack on Ukraine likely will cause the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars rover to miss its 2022 launch window. “The sanctions and the wider context make a launch in 2022 very unlikely,” ESA said in a Feb. 28 statement. It added that...

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