The RIMFAX Radar instrument sitting in a lab.

July 01, 2019

The Radar Imager for Mars' Subsurface Experiment (RIMFAX) electronics box before being integrated into the Perseverance rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. RIMFAX is a ground penetrating radar that will image layers of rock or ice to more than 30 feet (10 meters) beneath the surface of Mars. Water ice a potential resource for drinking or making fuel, would be a valuable find for future astronauts exploring Mars.




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