NASA InSight Spacecraft Touches Down on Mars

Credit: NASA
PASADENA, California—NASA’s InSight lander touched down on the flat, wide expanse of Mars’ Elysium Planitia on Nov. 26, wrapping up a seven-month, 300-million-mile (480-million-km) journey to begin an unprecedented mission to map the planet’s interior structure. Unlike previous robotic probes, which...

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