A Guide to the Voyages Unveiling the Cosmos Mark Alpert ... The microprobes are built to withstand the shock, separating on impact into two units, one of which will penetrate up to two meters into the soil to analyze it. ... harmful the Martian environment would be to people and whether rocket fuel could be made from the atmosphere. ... Some of these experiments will make use of a robotic arm, attached to the lander, that will dig up soil samples for chemical and microscopic analyses.
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