This picture shows a flat, rock-strewn surface with cliffs in the distance and a six-wheeled robotic vehicle in the foreground. A short distance to the right of the vehicle is a layered cliff. An instrument attached to the mast of the vehicle is shooting a beam of light at the surface of the cliff.

February 16, 2009

The Laser-Induced Remote Sensing for Chemistry and Micro-Imaging instrument will identify atomic elements in martian rocks.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/J.-L. Lacour, CEA


NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/J.-L. Lacour, CEA


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