What ChemCam's First Shots Tell Us About Martian Dust?

J. Lasue*, A. Cousin, P. -Y. Meslin, N. Mangold, R. C. Wiens, O. Forni, O. Gasnault, W. Rapin, S. Schröder, A. Ollila, G. Berger, E. Dehouck, J. Johnson, S. Le Mouélic, S. Maurice, R. Anderson, D. Blaney, N. Bridges, B. Clark, S. M. CleggC. D'Uston, C. Fabre, W. Goetz, N. Lanza, M. B. Madsen, J. Martin-Torres, N. Melikechi, A. Mezzacappa, H. Newsom, V. Sautter, M. P. Zorzano, MSL Science Team

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to conferenceUnpublished paper


The chemical composition of the martian fine dust component can be analyzed with the ChemCam instrument and compared to other measurements.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
Event48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference - The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, The Woodlands, United States
Duration: 20 Mar 201724 Mar 2017


Conference48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
Abbreviated titleLPSC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityThe Woodlands
Internet address

Bibliographical note

Support from the French Space Agency (CNES) and NASA’s Mars ProgramOffice are acknowledged.
LPI Contribution No. 1964, id.1397


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