Atomic Force Microscope Part of Equipment on Phoenix Mars Mission

An atomic force microscope from nanoSurf is set to change our understanding of the make up of the soil on Mars. The AFM is included as part of the instrumentation aboard the Phoenix Mars Lander

To listen to a podcast interview with the AFM manufacturer, click here.

NASA Phoenix Lander - First Raw Images From Mars

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