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Insight Lander

Of Course You’ll Want to See InSight’s First Selfie.

InSight has been on the Martian surface for almost three weeks, prepping itself for all the science it's going to…

9 months ago

InSight Uses its Seismometer to “Hear” the Sound of Wind on Mars

The InSight lander recently used two its instruments to record vibrations caused by Martian wind, effectively capturing what it sounds…

9 months ago

InSight’s Robot Arm is Ready to go to Work

Some new images sent home by the InSight Lander show the robotic arm and the craft's instruments waiting on deck,…

9 months ago

One of the Most Exciting Parts of InSight is Actually the Tiny Cubesats Tagging Along for the Ride and Their Role in the Mission

A very important, but perhaps overlooked, aspect of the InSight mission was the first-ever deployment of CubeSats (MarCO) to deep…

10 months ago

InSight Lander Touches Down! Begins Mission to Unlock the Secrets of Mars

Earlier today, after a seven month journey through space, NASA's InSight Lander mission touched down on the Martian surface.

10 months ago

Mars InSight Lands on November 26th. Here’s where it’s going to touch down

After careful consideration, NASA has selected the location where the InSight lander will set down and begin surveying the interior…

10 months ago

NASA Cubesat Takes a Picture of the Earth and Moon

NASA's MarCO Cubesats, which are currently on their way to Mars with the InSight Lander, recently snapped a "pale blue…

1 year ago

Volcanoes on Mars Helped Form its Early Oceans

According to a new study by a team from UC Berkeley, the existence of oceans on Mars may have had…

1 year ago

NASA’s Insight Lander Spreads Its Solar Wings. It’ll Fly To Mars In May, 2018

NASA's InSight lander will launch in May 2018, NASA has announced. InSight will study the interior structure of Mars to…

2 years ago