Wow!!! ESA commits half a billion to its next Mars lander despite predecessor’s crash — TechCrunch

The European Space Agency is doubling down on Mars, dedicating nearly half a billion dollars to its follow-up mission to the planet’s surface — even though the first one quite literally cratered. But an ambitious joint plan to redirect an asteroid’s moon has been scuttled in order to find the funds. Read More

via ESA commits half a billion to its next Mars lander despite predecessor’s crash — TechCrunch

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