DLR

InSight’s ‘Mole’ is Now Completely buried!

It's been a long road for InSight's Mole. InSight landed on Mars almost two years ago, in November 2018. While…

1 week ago

Testing the Rover That’ll Land on Phobos

Rovers seem to be proliferating all over Mars.  There are currently 4 on the surface, and another (Perseverance) will be…

3 weeks ago

InSight’s Mole Is In!

The InSight lander is making progress on Mars. After many months of struggle and careful adaptation, the InSight lander's 'Mole'…

3 months ago

Although InSight’s Mole is Completely Buried, it Might be Stuck Again

You've gotta hand it to NASA, and to the German Aerospace Center (DLR.) They've been struggling for over a year…

4 months ago

Finally! Mars InSight’s Mole is Now Underground

It looks like the InSight Lander's Mole instrument is making some progress. After months of perseverance, the team operating the…

5 months ago

Finally! InSight’s Mole is Making Slow and Steady Progress

Personnel at NASA and the DLR have been working for months to get InSight's Mole working. They're at a disadvantage,…

5 months ago

InSight’s Heat Probe Has Bounced Back Out Of Its Hole

This is sad news. After finding what seemed like a solution to the Mole's difficulties on Mars, engineers are stymied…

12 months ago

It Looks Like it’s Working! NASA InSight’s Mole is Making Progress Again Thanks to the Arm Scoop Hack

NASA and the DLR are making some progress with the Mole. The Mole has been stuck for months now, and…

1 year ago

Here’s NASA’s New Plan to Get InSight’s Temperature Probe Into Mars

The mole is still stuck. The mole is the name given to the Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3)…

1 year ago

NASA’s Still Trying to Get InSight’s Mole Working Again. Progress is Slow.

The InSight lander has been on Mars for 213 Sols on its mission to understand the interior of the red…

1 year ago