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Sep 22, 2021

First Deep Drilling Success for ExoMars — Much Deeper Than Any Other Martian Rover Has Ever Attempted

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ESA’s Rosalind Franklin twin rover on Earth has drilled down and extracted samples 1.7 meters into the ground – much deeper than any other Martian rover has ever attempted.

The successful collection of soil from a hard stone and its delivery to the laboratory inside the rover marks a promising milestone for the ExoMars 2022 mission.

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