Next Mars Rover Will Analyze Rocks From Afar

Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Planetary scientists hope to analyze outcroppings at a distance of kilometers, characterize organic molecules in rocks and listen to the wind blowing on Mars, all with an advanced instrument in development for NASA’s planned 2020 rover. Dubbed “SuperCam,” the device is a follow-on to the ChemCam...

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