France Repairs Instrument For InSight Mars Lander

Credit: NASA
France has repaired a vacuum-chamber leak in a key science instrument that will fly aboard the NASA-led InSight lander mission slated for launch to Mars early in the new year. Engineers at French space agency CNES are now testing the repair to the InSight lander’s SEIS (Seismic Experiment for...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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