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Airbus to bring first Mars samples to Earth: ESA contract award
A new decade of European exploration
Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as prime-contractor for the Mars Sample Return’s Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) – the first ever spacecraft to bring samples back to Earth from Mars. Mars Sample Return (MSR) is a joint ESA-NASA campaign and the next step in the exploration of Mars. ERO and the Sample Fetch Rover (SFR) are the two main European elements of MSR, both are set to...
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