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…

4 years 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…

5 years 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)…

5 years 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…

5 years ago

Engineers are Still Troubleshooting Why Mars InSight’s Mole is Stuck and Won’t Go Any Deeper

NASA's Mars InSight Lander was always a bit of a tricky endeavour. The stationary lander has one chance to get…

5 years ago

Scientists are Trying to Figure Out Why InSight’s “Mole” Can’t Dig Any Deeper

Engineers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) are busy working with a replica InSight…

5 years ago

Six People Have Begun a 122-Day Simulated Mission on the Moon

The SIRIUS-19 experiment recently kicked off, with six cosmonauts entering a simulated lunar environment (where they will spend the next…

5 years ago

InSight’s Rock-hammer is About Half a Meter Down and has Already Run into Rocks.

NASA's InSight lander is busy deploying its Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) into the Martian soil and has…

5 years ago

A German-French Hopping Robot Just Landed on the Surface of Asteroid Ryugu

The tiny hopping robot explorer called method has completed its 16 hour mission to asteroid Ryugu.

6 years ago

InSight Mars Lander Saved from Termination, Reset to 2018 Blastoff

The Insight Mars lander has been saved from mission termination and will live to launch another day two years from…

8 years ago