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18th of October 2016
Schiaparelli preparing to land on Mars
ESA Mars probe Schiaparelli detaches from mothership for descent. The landing site and other details are given here. For live updates see here. The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, part of CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS), is supporting the European Space Agency's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) mission and Schiaparelli landing using the Tidbinbilla 70-m dish DSS-43.

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