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ESA Roscosmos logo.ExoMars Category Mars orbiter, lander, rover
Operator ESA / Roscosmos
Orbit Heliocentric, then Mars orbit
Sat position -
Launch date 2016
Launch mass 3800 kg
Design life -
Launcher Proton
Satellite / Bus SpaceBus GEO as base platform
Manufacturer Thales Alenia Space


Orbital Propulsion Centre Contribution
Propulsion Responsibility:
bullet 21 x 10 N biprop thrusters
bullet 400 N apogee engine
bullet 31 x Pyrovalves
bullet 18 x Fill and drain valves
Pyrovalve. 400 N bipropellant apogee motor.
10N bipropellant thruster Propellant fill and drain valve.


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