Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure

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

InSight has Mapped out the Interior of Mars, Revealing the Sizes of its Crust, Mantle, and Core

In a series of newly-published papers, NASA scientists have shown how InSight's seismic data allowed them to measure the structure…

1 year ago

InSight Detects Two Significant Quakes from the Cerberus Fossae Region on Mars

NASA's InSight lander felt the distant rumble of two major 'marsquakes' in March, originating from a region near the Martian…

2 years ago

After a Challenging First Year on Mars, InSight Shows Us that Mars is Seismically Active

The NASA and DLR InSight lander has been on Mars for over a year now. The mission has faced significant…

3 years ago

InSight Has Already Detected 21 Marsquakes

The SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) instrument on NASA's InSight lander has sensed 21 Marsquakes since it was deployed…

3 years ago

InSight Just Detected its First “Marsquake”

The InSight lander recently detected the strongest seismic signal yet, thanks to its Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument.

4 years ago

InSight Just Put a Windshield Over its Seismometer

NASA's InSight lander arrived on Mars on November 26th, 2018. Since then, it's been busying itself studying its landing spot,…

4 years 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…

4 years ago

Preparations for Deployment of InSight Lander to Mars are Ramping Up!

NASA engineers are busy getting the InSight Lander ready for launch, which is scheduled to take place in early summer…

5 years ago