Nasa Images Suggest Exomars Lander Exploded During Landing

Nasa Images Suggest Exomars Lander Exploded During Landing
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Kelly Hodgkins,Digital Trends

The European Space Agency had high hopes for its ExoMars lander. The Schiaparelli module successfully detached from the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) that helped guide the spacecraft to the outer edge of Mars’ atmosphere. Once it was on its own, the lander began its descent to the Martian surface. Everything was going according to plan until the final minutes when the ESA lost contact with the vessel. Its fate is still unknown, but recent images of the Mars surface that were taken by NASA suggest the lander exploded upon impact….

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