The ExoMars rover will touch down on Mars

ExoMars is a joint mission between NASA and ESA which is divided into two parts. The first phase of the mission is expected to be launched in 2016, arriving in 2017.The second phase is expected to be launched in 2018, arriving in 2019 with the ExoMars rover built by ESA. This lands on Mars using a new system known as a "sky crane", in which four rockets slow the descent once the main parachute has been deployed.