1. ExoMars parachute failures could jeopardize 2020 launch date  Spaceflight Now
  2. NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars  Phys.Org
  3. Exomars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date  BBC News
  4. Europe and Russia Have ExoMars Parachute Problems. It Could Threaten the 2020 Mars Launch  Space.com
  5. ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure  BGR
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To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.

NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.

Exomars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date - BBC News

The mission, which is scheduled to launch in July 2020, has suffered failures in two recent parachute tests.The two latest parachute tests did not go well.

Europe and Russia Have ExoMars Parachute Problems. It Could Threaten the 2020 Mars Launch | Space

Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule.Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parach…

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure – BGR

ExoMars parachute failures could jeopardize 2020 launch date – Spaceflight Now

The ESA confirms a recent parachute test here on Earth has failed, making this the second failure in the last ...The ESA confirms a recent parachute test here on Earth has failed, making this the second failure in the last few months.

ExoMars Parachute Test Fails Again, Casting Doubt on Launch Plans - ExtremeTech

Two more chances to get it right or we could be looking at 2022

Oh chute. Doubts cast on ExoMars lander's 2020 red planet jaunt after another failed test • The Register