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And Now for Some Good News: The Mars InSight Heat Flow Probe Is Digging Again

Maybe today you need a little bit of good news. Well, we’ve got some: The Mars InSight heat flow probe seems to be descending into the planet once again. Read More >>

NASA’s InSight Lander Strikes a Confident Pose for Its First Martian Selfie

In the very first selfie taken by InSight, the NASA probe looks ready and rarin’ to go. Read More >>

NASA’s InSight Lander Sends Back Stunning Image of the Martian Horizon

NASA’s InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) probe successfully completed its soft landing on Mars on Monday after a six-month, 300 million mile journey. And it’s already sending back photos of the desolate Red Planet from its landing site on the Elysium Planitia, courtesy of a post on the lander’s official Twitter feed reading, “There’s a quiet beauty here. Looking forward to exploring my new home.” Read More >>

Watch NASA Land the InSight Probe on Mars Live Right Here

Today, NASA will attempt to land its InSight probe on Mars at around 8pm (3:00 pm ET), and you can watch it live right here. Read More >>

NASA Has Called Off the Launch for its Brand New Mars Lander

Mars InSight lander was set to blast its way towards the Red Planet just three short months from now. Today, NASA announced that leaks that had sprung up in the lander wouldn’t be fixed in time. The next window to send it back won’t be for two years — and whether it will make it even then isn’t certain. Read More >>