Europe and Russia could launch the Rosalind Franklin rover to Mars.

The European Space Agency and Russia had been set to join 2020’s busy year of launches to the red planet with a robotic rover. But Covid and other issues delayed the trip to 2022. After a journey of nearly 10 months, the rover, named for the English chemist who played a central role in discovering the structure of DNA, will attempt to make its landing on the Martian surface. Read more about developments on Mars here: