U.S. and Europe join forces for future Mars missions

Via Spaceflightnow:

NASA and the European Space Agency have agreed on a strategic partnership for future robotic missions to explore Mars, officials announced last week.

Ed Weiler, the associate administrator for NASA's science mission directorate, unveiled the plan during a Thursday news conference announcing a two-year delay of the agency's next Mars rover.

An artist's concept of Europe's proposed ExoMars rover. Credit: ESA
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