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Chemical-eyed robot (The)

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2144

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00:04:00

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2009

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The next rover to land on Martian ground will be geared with an amazing French-made instrument. Mars Science Laboratory will be equipped with a system to remotely determine the composition of a rock using an ultra-precise laser beam. A first for space research.

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