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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

 
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

 
NASA InSIght Deploys First Instrument on Mars
NASA InSIght Deploys First Instrument on Mars

21 Dec 2018, 07:57 UTC / SEIS was deployed on Mars by InSight. NASA expects the first data from SEIS will be sent back to Earth as soon as the instrument is in the right position

 
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

 
NASA InSight Ready to Hit the Martian Atmosphere at 12,300 MPH
NASA InSight Ready to Hit the Martian Atmosphere at 12,300 MPH

22 Nov 2018, 10:07 UTC / NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to begin its descent to Mars on Monday, November 26. NASA will know within minutes if all worked as planned

 
InSight Mars Landing to Air Live on November 26
InSight Mars Landing to Air Live on November 26

14 Nov 2018, 08:03 UTC / NASA to broadcast the landing of the InSight mission on Mars on November 26 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California

 
NASA Details InSight Spacecraft Mars Landing Plan
NASA Details InSight Spacecraft Mars Landing Plan

1 Nov 2018, 11:02 UTC / The InSight spacecraft is scheduled to land on Mars on November 26, in a region known as Elysium Planitia. Mission will begin soon after landing

 
NASA InSight Lander Takes a Selfie in Space
NASA InSight Lander Takes a Selfie in Space

21 Aug 2018, 09:44 UTC / NASA asks the InSight lander to take a selfie of the inside of the spacecraft's backshell while engineers are testing its instruments.

 
NASA’s Wall-E and Eva Call Home from Space
NASA’s Wall-E and Eva Call Home from Space

7 May 2018, 07:25 UTC / NASA's InSight mission took off this weekend heading for Mars. The two accompanying satellites, MarCO-A and MarCO-B, sent their first signals home

 
NASA's Mars InSight Mission Tours California Before First West Coast Launch
NASA's Mars InSight Mission Tours California Before First West Coast Launch

15 Mar 2018, 07:45 UTC / NASA tour California to present to the locals the goal and scope on the InSight mission, the first ever to be launched from the West Coast.