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ExoMars returns first images from new orbit

26 Apr 2018, 12:30 UTC
ExoMars returns first images from new orbit ESA–D. Ducros

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has returned the first images of the Red Planet from its new orbit.

The spacecraft arrived in a near-circular 400 km altitude orbit a few weeks ago ahead of its primary goal to seek out gases that may be linked to active geological or biological activity on Mars.

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