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NASA InSight to Die on the Job, Engulfed in Martian Quakes
NASA InSight to Die on the Job, Engulfed in Martian Quakes

23 Jun 2022, 09:49 UTC / NASA decides on a new course of action for the dying InSight lander, risks an earlier demise in the hopes of detecting more quakes

 
Biggest Quake Ever Detected on Another Planet Happened on May 4 on Mars
Biggest Quake Ever Detected on Another Planet Happened on May 4 on Mars

10 May 2022, 07:21 UTC / The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) felt a magnitude 5 marsquake at the beginning of the month

 
Poor InSight Lander Can Be Seen Choking on Martian Dust From Space
Poor InSight Lander Can Be Seen Choking on Martian Dust From Space

23 Apr 2022, 05:00 UTC / Martian dust storms are threatening NASA's InSight lander mission. The Mars Reconaissance Orbiter captured an image that shows the spacecraft covered in dust

 
NASA InSight Lander Peeks Into Mars Core for the First Time, Reveals Surprise
NASA InSight Lander Peeks Into Mars Core for the First Time, Reveals Surprise

23 Jul 2021, 08:23 UTC / NASA InSight lander has revealed for the first time what Mars' interior looks like. Scientists were able to determine what depth and composition of the layers.

 
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie, Shows Us Martian Clay as Telltale Sign of Water
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie, Shows Us Martian Clay as Telltale Sign of Water

30 May 2019, 15:40 UTC / The last surviving rover on Mars, Curiosity, struck a rich deposit of clay, a good indication that at one point there was liquid water on Mars

 
Dusty InSight Shows Up in Martian Selfie
Dusty InSight Shows Up in Martian Selfie

8 May 2019, 13:53 UTC / NASA InSight lander sends back images showing its solar panels covered in a blanket of Martian dust, machine not affected by it

 
Watch Clouds Move Above Mars as the Sun Rises and Sets
Watch Clouds Move Above Mars as the Sun Rises and Sets

2 May 2019, 09:05 UTC / Weeks after sending back data on a Martian quake, NASA's InSight lander sends back photos showing clouds and the Martian sunrise and sunset

 
NASA Insight Feels and Hears a Marsquake
NASA Insight Feels and Hears a Marsquake

24 Apr 2019, 09:53 UTC / NASA Insight Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument detected a mild tremor on April 6, possibly an Marsquake

 
InSight Lander Films a 27 Seconds Solar Eclipse on Mars
InSight Lander Films a 27 Seconds Solar Eclipse on Mars

13 Mar 2019, 15:02 UTC / The entire eclipse lasted only 27 seconds, and the photo sequence that makes up the GIF compresses about 14 minutes of footage taken around noon

 
InSight Sends Home Mars Weather Reports for All to See. Daily
InSight Sends Home Mars Weather Reports for All to See. Daily

20 Feb 2019, 15:47 UTC / InSight will collect weather information every second for the next two years to form a picture of Mars weather and seasons

 
Wall-E and Eve CubeSats Lost in Space as They Move Away from Mars
Wall-E and Eve CubeSats Lost in Space as They Move Away from Mars

6 Feb 2019, 15:16 UTC / Currently, Wall-E is more than 1 million miles (1.6 million km) past Mars, and Eve even further, at 2 million miles (3.2 million km)

 
Honda Insight Is not "Meh," Has More Room Than Corolla and Cruze
Honda Insight Is not "Meh," Has More Room Than Corolla and Cruze

31 Dec 2018, 13:33 UTC / Even the base Insight has Honda Sensing with dynamic cruise control, lane assist and automatic braking. It's also cheaper than a Prius

 
InSight Sister Lander ForeSight Works in Mock-Up Mars Environment at JPL
InSight Sister Lander ForeSight Works in Mock-Up Mars Environment at JPL

19 Dec 2018, 08:18 UTC / The sister lander of the InSight is called ForeSight and is used to practice the placement of instruments to know in advance the challenges

 
NASA InSight Looks Like a Spec of Metal in the Martian Reddish Dust
NASA InSight Looks Like a Spec of Metal in the Martian Reddish Dust

14 Dec 2018, 10:30 UTC / NASA releases photos on the InSight lander parachute and heat shield taken from orbit with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

 
NASA InSight Takes its First Selfie on Mars
NASA InSight Takes its First Selfie on Mars

12 Dec 2018, 09:54 UTC / NASA says the elements to be seen in the photo are the lander's solar panel and its entire deck, including its science instruments

 
NASA InSight Sends Back New High-Res Photos from Mars
NASA InSight Sends Back New High-Res Photos from Mars

7 Dec 2018, 10:33 UTC / NASA engineers have started testing the InSight lander’s systems to see if everything is in working order, beginning with the robotic arm

 
InSight Landed Tilted into a Large Sandbox
InSight Landed Tilted into a Large Sandbox

3 Dec 2018, 07:59 UTC / NASA engineers found that the InSight spacecraft landed tilted by four degrees in an area that is mostly rock-free and allows for its mission to continue.

 
MarCO CubeSats Worked as Planned During InSight Mars Landing
MarCO CubeSats Worked as Planned During InSight Mars Landing

28 Nov 2018, 13:17 UTC / NASA says the two CubeSats that accompanied InSight on its trip to Mars worked just as planned and even went beyond their initial tasks.

 
NASA InSight Spacecraft Landed on Mars with Flawless Precision
NASA InSight Spacecraft Landed on Mars with Flawless Precision

27 Nov 2018, 08:06 UTC / NASA InSight lander aces descend and touchdown, with several million people watching live as the vents unfolded. It is the first Martian landing in six years

 
NASA InSight Landing Explained by JPL Chief Engineer in Stunning Detail
NASA InSight Landing Explained by JPL Chief Engineer in Stunning Detail

26 Nov 2018, 13:33 UTC / Rob Manning, chief engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, explains how the landing will go for the InSight as it approaches Mars