EMITS News -Mars Sample Return - Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) Implementation Phase -

Notice to Potential Suppliers -EMITS

ESA is providing below a web link to the latest announcement published by ERO prime contractor, Airbus Defence and Space SAS, for ERO potential suppliers:
https://emits.sso.esa.int/emits-doc/ASTRIUMSAS/MSR-ERO/MSR-ERO_News_202102.pdf

For further information, the announcement is providing a contact email address.

Airbus - Mars Sample Return – Sample Fetch Rover (SFR)
Notice to all potential subcontractors for Expressions of Interest

(Issue 02)

Landing in 2028, the rover will then travel an average of 200 metres a day, over a period of six months to find and pick up the samples. It will collect  up to 36 tubes, carry them back to the lander and place them in a Mars Ascent Vehicle which will launch them into orbit around Mars.

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Further information concerning the Mars Sample Return campaign and the Sample Fetch

Rover mission can be found on the Agency’s website here:

https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Human_and_Robotic_Exploration/Exploration/Mars_sample_return