Visualisation of the ExoMars Schiaparelli module entering and descending through the martian atmosphere to land on Mars. Schiaparelli will enter the atmosphere at about 21 000 km/h and in less than six minutes it will use a heatshield, a parachute and thrusters to slow its descent before touching down in the Meridiani Planum region close to the equator, absorbing the final contact with a crushable structure. The entire process will take less than six minutes: the animation has been sped up. Schiaparelli is set to separate from the Trace Gas Orbiter on 16 October, after a seven-month cruise together through space, and will enter the atmosphere on 19 October at 14:42 GMT. For an overview of the key timings and altitudes corresponding to the events portrayed in this animation see the Schiaparelli descent sequence graphic: http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2016/02/ExoMars_2016_Schiaparelli_descent_sequence_16_9 Both Schiaparelli and the Mars scenery in this animation were computer generated. More about ExoMars: http://www.esa.int/exomars ExoMars FAQ: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/ExoMars/ExoMars_frequently_asked_questions
Generic Twat: They forgot to add the explosion
Solar System and Beyond: We have revealed your secrets about Schirapelli Lander. It crashed on the Schirapelli Crater of Mars, but you had cut the parachute, great. Cut the parachute. 😁
kitez123v: algo no cuadra, porque la NASA siempre dice que marte tiene la capa de ozono casi inexistente y en las simulaciones siempre parece entrar en una capa de ozono algo densa y con que se supone que hace fricción el paracaídas si no hay oxigeno? no deberia ser asi, bueno todos sabemos que dicen puras mentiras
Geej1138: Looks like it's tumbling a lot...
Cecangpr Buren: Hacerlo habitable es una tarea de descongelación del agua bajo su superficie y otros inconvenientes...
Jackblue2009: But what its purpose is? Can it move, or examine the surroundings?
tboy nasa: ESA mission is hoax like all apollo missions- stealing taxpayers money to make cartoons for the moron millions- research and ask for tangible evidence. Wake up people a pie dish flies to Mars- LOL
jose dimas: ¡por que no escribes en ruso!,,,,p
jose dimas: estan preparando la mentira que van a decir
ZGRAKIJU: Why there is a heat trail? Is there an atmosphere?
ShyThinker videos: it crushed get over it
CamiloSanchez1979: No offense but even the animation is years behind from the one for Curiosity. What's going on ESA?
monkeyboy4746: I wonder if they got their kilometers and meters mixed up, cut off at 2 KM instead of 2 M.
xrd1Hal9000: Another ESA Kaputnik.
Paul Kindervater: It was sent a long way,
just to crash in the final seconds.
Thomas Wana: no sound on mars
Michael K: Was this a waste of E.U money and what do you have to show for it a 2:12 minute (not real) presentation video?
Guy Hellier: Marvin shot it down...obviously.
Timilim85: This look like a 3D Mark graphic test
Metal Sucks: The Operation was a Success, but the Patient Died!
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