A filter from the Fraunhofer IST is being used in the Mars Rover

Technology from the Braunschweig Fraunhofer Institute lands on Mars

Press release / March 04, 2021

In the new Mars Rover “Perseverance”, an optical interference filter from the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films, in short Fraunhofer IST, has been installed. It assists NASA's Rover in the investigation of the dust in the planet's atmosphere – and it does so under the most extreme conditions.