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NASA and ESA finalize ExoMars Rosalind Franklin agreement
Posted: Sun, May 19, 2024, 8:02 AM ET (1202 GMT)
Rosalind Franklin rover (ESA) NASA and ESA have finalized an agreement about NASA's contributions to ESA's ExoMars Rosalind Franklin rover mission. The agencies signed an agreement Thursday where NASA will provide thrusters, radioisotope heating units and launch services for the mission, scheduled for launch in late 2028. The NASA contributions replace components previously provided by Roscosmos before ESA halted cooperation when Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022. NASA's fiscal year 2025 budget proposal projected spending $339 million on the Rosalind Franklin mission through fiscal year 2029.
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