Published: August 15, 2012
Total Running Time: 00:25:00
The Curiosity rover has an incredible tool mounted on the mast: the ChemCam, a rock-zapping laser and telescope! This laser can hit rock or soil targets up to about 23 feet (7 meters) away. Get the details about this amazing suite of tools with Exploratorium scientists Ron Hipschman and Paul Doherty.