ExoMars 2016 Landing Data

 

 

Date (2016) Time UTC Event Earth-Receive
Oct 14 08:45 Final Trajectory Adjustment 08:55
Oct 16 14:42 Schiaparelli Separation (30cm/s, 2.75RPM) 14:52
Oct 17 02:42 TGO Orbit Raising Maneuver (10m/s) 02:52
Oct 17 22:42 Backup Separation Slot 22:52
Oct 18 Mars Orbit Insertion Command Uplink 05:35
Oct 19 12:34 TGO Re-Orientation to retrograde Burn Attitude 12:44
Oct 19 13:04:47 TGO Mars Orbit Insertion Maneuver (1,550m/s) 13:14
Oct 19 13:27 Schiaparelli Wake-Up from Hibernation 13:37
Oct 19 13:27 Schiaparelli starts EDL Transmissions 13:37
Oct 19 14:42:18 Atmospheric Entry Starts (Altitude: 121km, Speed: 5.83km/s) 14:52:04
Oct 19 14:43:30 Peak Heating – 1750°C (Altitude: 45km, Speed: 5.3km/s) 14:53:16
Oct 19 14:45:39 Parachute Deployment (Altitude: 11km, Speed: 472m/s) 14:55:25
Oct 19 14:46:19 Heat Shield Jettison, Radar Activation (Altitude: 7km, Speed: 89m/s) 14:56:05
Oct 19 14:47:2x Descent Camera Starts Imaging (15 Images) 14:57:0x
Oct 19 14:47:40 Backshell Jettison (Altitude: 1.2km, Speed: 66.5m/s) 14:57:26
Oct 19 14:47:41 Landing Thruster Ignition (Altitude: 1.1km, Speed: 69.5m/s) 14:57:27
Oct 19 14:48:10 Landing Thruster Cutoff (Altitude: 2m, Speed: 1.1m/s) 14:57:56
Oct 19 14:48:11 Touchdown 14:57:57
Oct 19 Landing Confirmation through Ground Recording Campaign 14:58
Oct 19 15:03:00 Schiaparelli to Surface Hibernation Mode 15:13
Oct 19 15:18-16:48 First MRO Data Collection Pass
Oct 19 15:19:00 TGO Mars Orbit Insertion complete 15:29
Oct 19 15:31 TGO MOI Max. Duration Cutoff 15:41
Oct 19 Latest Confirmation of TGO Orbit Insertion Outcome 16:30
Oct 19 Approximate time of Touchdown Confirmation through Mars Express 17:00
Oct 20 TGO Landing Data Set Available 01:00

 

 

EDM Descent Sequence - Image: ESA
EDM Descent Sequence – Image: ESA

TGO Orbital Insertion

Image: ESA
Image: ESA

EDM Separation: Oct. 16, 2016 – 14:42 UTC

Periapsis Raising Maneuver: Oct. 17, 2016 – 2:42 UTC
Periapsis Raising Maneuver Delta-v: 10m/s

Mars Orbit Insertion: Oct. 19, 2016 – 13:09 UTC
MOI Delta-v: 1,550m/s
Burn Duration: 134 Minutes

Target Orbit:
Periapsis: 298 km
Apoapsis: 95,856 km

EDM Landing Ellipse & Descent Camera Images

Image: ESA
Image: ESA
Schiaparelli Landing Ellipse - Image: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin
Schiaparelli Landing Ellipse – Image: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin