Mars-Aster was a proposed Russian mission for a Mars rover. It was part of exploration plans outlined by the Space Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1997. The project was delayed in the mid-2000s in favor of Phobos-Grunt and Luna-Glob, and it has not been approved since then.[1]


  1. ^ Zak, Anatoly (18 June 2018). "Russia's unmanned missions to Mars". Retrieved 23 August 2018.