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Spectroscopy Instrument to Aid in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

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Could life exist outside of Earth? All we know for sure is that scientists will keep exploring this question until they have a definitive answer. A compact spectroscopy instrument has been developed for use in planetary exploration. The system, called the standoff ultra-compact micro Raman (SUCR) instrument, is capable of inspection and identification of minerals, organics and biogenic materials within several centimeters (2 to 20 cm) at a 10-µm resolution. This active remote sensor system is based on a 532-nm laser and a miniature spectrometer. Researchers from NASA Langley...Read full article

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