Tag Archives: Mars


Published 10 Jul 2019

ASD TerraSpec Halo used in Space-Based Research

Malvern Panalytical’s ASD TerraSpec® Halo mineral identifier is being used as part of today’s space race to return astronauts to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! The full-range (350-2500nm) portable spectrometer was recently selected and used in multiple research projects aimed…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Nov 2018

Minerals of the World, Unite!

This is a re-post of a blog authored by Dr. Nadjejda Vicente, Writer & Content Producer for Human and Robotic Exploration, HE Space for ESA – European Space Agency, ESA Communication Department  Handy equipment for spacewalk simulations. Credits: ESA–R. Shone Imagine…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Oct 2018

VNIR spectroscopy at the Azorean fumarolic fields as an analog for Mars hydrothermal environments

Please Note: This is a follow-up post to 10 October’s published post titled, “Studying Mars mineralogy on Earth” By J. Flahaut (1,2), F. Viveiros (3), C. Silva (3,4), V. Rennie (5), J. V. Cruz (3), L. Moreno (3,4), P. Freire…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Oct 2018

Studying Mars mineralogy on Earth

Authored by Dr. Jessica Flahaut (Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon, France), Dr. Janice Bishop (SETI Institute, California), Mélissa Martinot (VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands), Nicci Potts (the Open University, United Kingdom and 2015 Goetz Program awardee), Dr. Simone Silvestro (Istituto Nazionale…READ MORE >

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