Throughout Europe, over a thousand people, both engineers and scientists, have
been involved in the development and building of Mars Express. However, only one
person is needed to build a model of Mars Express, and that’s you!

The real Mars Express spacecraft weighs 1200 kilograms and measures 1.5 by 1.8
by 1.4 metres (excluding solar panels). This is probably far too big for your
study or bedroom, so we have made our model a bit smaller …

Click here to download your own blueprints to make a model of the first European

spacecraft to visit another planet!