InSight

This Will Probably Be InSight’s Last Picture Before it Runs Out of Power Forever

The InSight lander might have transmitted its last picture from the surface of Mars. It looks like the lander is…

1 month ago

Mars is Mostly Dead. There's Still Magma Inside, so it's Slightly Alive

NASA's InSight lander has detected many marsquakes coming from the same region, which could mean that the Red Planet still…

3 months ago

InSight Felt the Ground Shake From a Meteorite Impact on Mars

The Mars InSight lander might be nearing the end of its life on the Red Planet, but its scientific data…

3 months ago

InSight Heard Four Meteoroids Crash Into Mars

For the first time, a spacecraft has detected acoustic and seismic waves from impacts on Mars. NASA’s InSight lander made…

5 months ago

Mars InSight Doesn’t Find any Water ice Within 300 Meters Under its Feet

Space science doesn't always go as planned. Sometimes when scientists think they've made a remarkable discovery that will make human…

6 months ago

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months

The InSight Mars lander will cease science operations sometime in the next few months due to a decreasing power supply,…

9 months ago

InSight Just Detected a Record-breaking Marsquake: Magnitude 5!

This spectrogram shows the largest quake ever detected on another planet. The marsquake struck the Red Planet on May 4…

9 months ago

InSight Senses its two Biggest Marsquakes so far, Coming From the Opposite Side of the Planet

NASA's Mars InSight lander just detected the two most powerful "marsquakes" to date, which are already revealing things about Mars'…

9 months ago

Eight Missions are Getting Extensions, Most Exciting: OSIRIS-REx is Going to Asteroid Apophis

NASA has granted mission extensions to eight different planetary missions, citing the continued excellent operations of the spacecraft, but more…

9 months ago

InSight Peers Deep Below the Surface on Mars

The InSight lander has been on Mars, gathering data for a thousand days now, working to give us a better…

1 year ago