Beagle 2, The British Mars Lander, Wins ESA Committee Support Mars Society

At a special reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of London’s staff and held at the Mansion House, Dr. Colin Pillinger, head of the Beagle 2 project was able to confirm that the European Space Agency (ESA) is prepared to back Britain’s Beagle 2 lander as a priority for the 2003 Mars Express mission.