Surface Probe Rover Investigating New Ground

The SPRING Mission concept is built around the first-ever planetary scanning electron microscope. This will image Mars better than ever before, enabling a new era of in-situ astrobiological and geochemical analysis for life detection and resource mapping. 

Mission Development History

2010 - Discovery of Hot Spring deposits in Nili Pater Mars. 

2015 - Awarded NASA PSTAR Grant 

- Lab test of MVP-SEM
2010 - Discovery
  • First Planetary Scanning Election Microscope for 


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