- NASA’s Insight lander has landed safely. The robot will soon start beaming back information about quakes and wobbles on Mars.
- Mars doesn’t have tectonic plates like Earth, but learning more about how volatile the planet may be could help scientists better understand how Earth developed to sustain life.
- A former NASA chief says scientists are “drooling” for new data about the interior of Mars.
InSight is on the ground. NASA just dropped an SUV-sized quake-hunting laboratory on Mars — the US space agency’s eighth successful landing on the red planet.
The new solar-powered lander doesn’t move. It doesn’t record videos. And of InSight’s two tiny cameras, one points straight down at the red dust.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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