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An artist’s rendition of Mars InSight probe. The robotic lander dedicated to studying the red planet’s deep interior is due to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, US on May 5.(REUTERS)

NASA’s Mars lander to study Marsquakes set for launch

By HT Correspondent | Reuters, Los Angeles,
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 08:38 PM IST
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 301 million-mile flight to Mars. It will land on the Red Planet on November 26.
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