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CRESS Researchers Explore the Solar System

CRESS researchers are leading Canadian contributions to space missions to explore the solar system. These contributions are often centred on the developments of state-of-the-art instruments. Some developments in preparation for future missions include:

  • Instruments in development
    • Atmospheric lidar
    • Raman spectrometers
    • Laser-induced breakdown spectrometers (LIBS)
    • Synthetic-aperture radar
    • Thermal radiation detectors
    • Methane detectors
    • Lyman-alpha detectors
  • Missions in development
    • Mars ice-Mapper
    • Lunar rover mission