The Planet Mars   AFM on Mars Project

Homepage of the Swiss Consortium for design and development of the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) for the Mars SURVEYOR 2001 mission. 
The new mission, called Phoenix (like the bird of ancient mythology reborn out of fire) gave the opportunity to send an AFM to Mars in 2007 which measured successfully in summer 2008.

The Consortium members are:

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