The article with the title "NASA Rover's Images Show Laser Flash on Martian Rock" tells us that the ChemCam's laser had zapped more than 600 rock and soil targets on Mars since Curiosity landed in August 2012.

Has it been recorded and/or documented at exactly what time the laser has zapped on those events ?

I would like to know this, then being able to distinguish possible white spots caused by the laser from other white spots on the surface of Mars on Curiosity's raw images.


Yes, of course that has been recorded. MSL's science data is stored at the Planetary Datasystem. ChemCam data are here.

The Analyst's notebook shows the data on a map.

  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, especially the detailed traverse map will come in handy ! I only can't find time data. $\endgroup$ – Cornelis in space Oct 15 '19 at 15:23

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