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The layout of the station ExoMars Mars 2020 is crashed while testing a parachute in Sweden

Макет марсианской станции ExoMars-2020 разбился при испытании парашюта в Швеции

The layout of the station ExoMars Mars 2020 is crashed while testing a parachute in Sweden. This was reported by “RIA Novosti” with reference to sources.

“Test the parachute system on the Swedish rocket range Esrange failed”, — said the Agency.

The head of the space policy Institute Ivan Moiseev said that the accident should not affect the timing of the launch of a spacecraft next year.

“For this and the tests are conducted. For the remainder of the run time, you can parachute system to work”, — quotes its Agency.

The spacecraft ExoMars-2020, on Board of which will be the Russian landing platform and the Rover designed to search for signs of life on Mars, has to sit on the Red planet in February–March 2021.

In October 2018, it became known that Russian scientists sent to Mars recorder. Recording device built in the complex of the ExoMars-2020.

Source:iz.ru

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