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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Elysium planitia

Dec 24, 2018 17:36
Anders, 85, said he is a “big supporter” of the “remarkable” unmanned programmes, “mainly because they’re much cheaper”. But he added the public support simply was not there to fund vastly more expensive human missions. read more
Dec 07, 2018 15:43
The images will help mission team members determine where to set InSight’s seismometer and heat flow probe -- the only instruments ever to be robotically placed on the surface of another planet, NASA said in a statement on Thursday. read more
Dec 01, 2018 12:19
The USD 993 million lander arrived Monday at its target, a lava plain named Elysium Planitia, for a two-year mission aimed at better understanding how Earth’s neighboring planet formed. read more
Nov 26, 2018 15:31
After a seven-month journey, the lander will scream through the red planet’s thin atmosphere at more than 12,000 mph in a live-or-die bid to settle (in one piece) onto a flat area near the equator. read more
May 04, 2018 20:37
NASA’s first robotic lander to study Mars deep interior will be launched from California’s Vandenberg Air Force station at 4.35 pm (IST) today. The 360kg spacecraft, called the Mars InSight Lander, will be released about 90 minutes after launch on a... read more
Apr 10, 2018 12:01
The historic first interplanetary launch from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California will take place on May 5. read more