Planetary Environments and LIBS



 
 

Click on Images to view how LIBS can be utilized in each environment



 
 

Mars Polar Terrain: Studies of Ice-Soil Mixtures

Operation on Airless Bodies

Operation on Venus
 
Terrestrial Field Tests

Images courtesy of NASA/ JPL operated by California Institute of Technology, NASA/ Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, and Los Alamos National Laboratory operated by the Los Alamos National Security, LLC