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First phase of ExoMars mission launches to the Red Planet

Two robotic spacecraft launched into space on a Russian Proton rocket on Monday — the start of a seven-month journey to Mars. It’s the first launch of the ExoMars mission, a partnership between the European Space Agency and Roscosmos. The goal: determine if Mars is — or has ever been — home to alien life.