InSight

The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport mission is a robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of the planet Mars. It was manufactured by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and most of its scientific instruments were built by European agencies. The mission launched on 5 May 2018 at 11:05:01 UTC aboard an Atlas V-401 launch vehicle and successfully landed at Elysium Planitia on Mars on 26 November 2018 at 19:52:59 UTC. As of 22 July 2022, InSight has been active on Mars for 1298 sols. InSight's objectives are to place a seismometer, called Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure, on the surface of Mars to measure seismic activity and provide accurate 3D models of the planet's interior; and measure internal heat transfer using a heat probe called HP³ to study Mars' early geological evolution.

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Detailed insight into friction: How objects start to slide

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NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Seismic and Acoustic Waves from Meteoroid Impacts on Mars

Listen to Space Rocks Crash Into Mars – Recorded by NASA’s InSight Lander

NASA's InSight lander detects space rocks as they slam into Mars

NASA’s InSight ‘Hears’ Its First Meteoroid Impacts on Mars

NASA’s InSight ‘Hears’ Its First Meteoroid Impacts on Mars

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Vision insight: Role of Alzheimer's-linked APOE gene in glaucoma protection

NASA's InSight Mars lander found surprisingly little underground ice

Underwater snow on Earth could offer insight into Europa's icy crust

NASA InSight lander data indicate absence of subsurface water on Mars at its equatorial landing site.

Equatorial Mars is surprisingly dry, NASA's InSight lander finds