Planetary Science Team
Our role in the ExoMars mission
We are a group of scientists who helped select the landing site and are now studying it.
What we'd do with the money
Build an accurate 1:1 model of ExoMars
An accurate model of the ExoMars Rosalind Franklin rover will help students see how the different instruments will be operated on Mars.
What is the team is working on now
Characterising the Oxia Planum landing site.
Characterising the Oxia Planum landing site using new orbital imagery, planning a Royal Society 2020 exhibit for ExoMars, working on Mars Science Laboratory operations and science.
We are also working on the Raman and Pancam instruments as part of the ExoMars team.
Looking at new martian meteorites.
We are also developing new technology for Mars Sample Return. Theses samples have to be kept in very controlled, clean environment, so there are lots of engineering and science challenges.