Insight Lander

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

There's a Giant Magma Plume on Mars, Bulging the Surface out Across a Vast Region

Scientists find more evidence that a magma plume could exist beneath Elysium Planitia, proving Mars might still be volcanically active

2 months 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

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…

5 months ago

Despite its draining power, NASA’s InSight Mars lander is determined to squeeze as much science as it can until the very last moment

Its solar panels are caked with dust and the batteries are running out of juice, but NASA’s InSight Mars lander…

7 months ago

This is the Last Selfie InSight Will Ever Take

Few things in life captivate us more than looking at images from other planets, no matter how dull these images…

8 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,…

8 months ago

Marsquakes are Caused by Shifting Magma

Before the InSight Lander arrived on Mars, scientists could only estimate what the planet's internal structure might be. Its size,…

10 months ago

We Might Know Why Mars Lost its Magnetic Field

Mars is a parched planet ruled by global dust storms. It's also a frigid world, where night-time winter temperatures fall…

12 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