Insight Lander

One Full Year of Seismic Data Collected by Mars Insight Includes 500 Quakes

The English vocabulary has some words that only make sense from an Earth-bound perspective.  Earthquake is one of those.  Even…

1 week ago

NASA’s InSight Will Have Reduced Capability Until a Dust Devil Cleans off its Solar Panels

All eyes are on Mars this week, and, if we're being honest, NASA's InSight lander isn't the star of the…

3 months ago

InSight is Going to Try and “Hear” Perseverance Land on Mars From 3,452 km Away

Now that the UAE’s Hope spacecraft and China’sTianwen-1 have successfully reached the Red Planet, next up is NASA’s Perseverance rover,…

3 months ago

NASA Has Given Up on Trying to Deploy InSight’s Mole

It's always a sad day when a mission comes to an end. And it's even sadder when the mission never…

4 months ago

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Drill. The Best Place for Life on Mars is Deep, Deep Underground

New research has indicated that subterranean lakes could exist on Mars thanks to geothermal heating, which is where any life…

5 months ago

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…

7 months 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'…

9 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…

10 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,…

1 year ago

Good News! The New Strategy of Using InSight’s Arm to Push the Mole Seems to be Making Progress.

There's at least one small bit of good news in these challenging Covid-19 times. And it's playing out on the…

1 year ago