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Mars Spectrometer Employs Hollow Retroreflectors

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Brent D. Johnson

The European Space Agency's Mars Express, which was scheduled to reach Mars on Christmas Day, is expected to collect the most detailed measurements of that planet to date. Besides solving the mystery of why Mars appears to lack the ferric oxides that had been believed to be the source of its characteristic hue, it is hoped that the spacecraft's orbiter will answer questions about the potential for past or present life, using H2O data from the Planetary Fourier Spectrometer. The European Space Agency's Mars Express will investigate the red planet from orbit and from the surface. The...Read full article

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