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What does RAT stand for?

RAT stands for Rock Abrasion Tool (NASA Mars Exploration Rover)

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If water is present, this instrument will confirm its presence; * A rock abrasion tool (RAT) to grind away the weathered surfaces of rocks to expose fresh surfaces without the contamination that comes from weathering; * A Mossbauer Spectrometer (MB) to help in the identification of the mineralogy of the iron-based rocks and soils; * An alpha particle x-ray spectrometer (APXS) for elemental analysis.