More About Escapade

The twin orbiters recently approved for a trip to Mars in 2024 have received a lot of press. Here are more articles from NASA and Berkeley sources.

The twin ESCAPADE satellites should arrive at Mars in 2026, where they will circle the planet in complementary orbits to sample the hot ionized plasma (cross section in yellow and green) and magnetic fields (blue lines) to understand how Mars’ atmosphere escapes into space. (UC Berkeley image courtesy of Robert Lillis)