European Space Agency (ESA) officials were careful to stress that Schiaparelli
was only intended as a landing test.
was travelling much slower than a meteoroid would, having used a heat shield and parachute to slow down after entering the atmosphere of Mars, and should have been descending almost vertically.
transmitted a relatively large volume of engineering data back to its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter.
will spend up to about four days gathering weather data before its batteries run out.
A joint ExoMars mission between Russia and Europe to glean more information from the Martian atmosphere entered a critical stage on Sunday, with the Schiaparelli
ejecting from the ESA Trace Gas Orbiter and making its final movements towards the red planet.
BORN Elsa Schiaparelli
(1890-1973) was one of the most successful dress designers of the 20th century.
Lorde eschewed glamorous gowns, opting instead for this oversized tuxedo by Schiaparelli
Cinq jours de pret-a-porter masculin puis quatre de haute couture: la valse des defiles reprend a Paris entre le 26 juin et le 4 juillet, avec des dizaines de shows et une presentation particulierement attendue: celle de Christian Lacroix, qui revient, le temps d'une collection, pour faire renaEtre Schiaparelli
, writes Judith Thurman in her introduction to this fine book, 'didn't want to please.
and Prada: Impossible Conversations Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda (Yale: pounds 30) Elsa Schiaparelli
was the high fashion designer who produced outrageous designs long before today's designers thought they had nailed it for all time.
The event on Monday, honoring Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli
, kicks off the Met's spring exhibition, "Schiaparelli
and Prada: Impossible Conversations.
The Dubai-owned stable has won the two mile contest, one of Britain's leading long-distance races, previously with Schiaparelli
in 2009 and Kayf Tara in 1999.