Space Invaders pp 115-148 | Cite as

Instruments of Science

  • Michel van Pelt


If the mission is not intended to test new technology or merely plant a nation’s flag on another planet, the scientific instruments on board a space probe are its most important equipment. They are the “payload” of the spacecraft.


Radio Wave Stereoscopic Image Mars Express Mars Exploration Rover Huygens Probe 
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  • Michel van Pelt

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