|Launch Date||Mar. 14, 2016|
|Launch Site||Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Russia|
|Alternate Names||2016 Exomars EDM, TGO, 2016-017A, 41388|
Schiaparelli—an entry, descent and landing demonstrator module—was a technology demonstration vehicle carried by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).
None. Schiaparelli crashed on Mars. An investigation found conflicting information in the onboard computer caused the descent sequence to end prematurely.
Mar. 14, 2016: Launch
Oct. 19, 2016: Mars Landing Attempted
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Spacecraft Mass: 577 kilograms
The DREAMS (Dust Characterisation, Risk Assessment, and Environment Analyser on the Martian Surface) package, consists of a suite of sensors to measure the wind speed and direction (MetWind), humidity (DREAMS-H), pressure (DREAMS-P), atmospheric temperature close to the surface (MarsTem), the transparency of the atmosphere (Solar Irradiance Sensor, SIS), and atmospheric electrification (Atmospheric Radiation and Electricity Sensor; MicroARES).