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The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA's InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. The camera's transparent dust cover is still on in this image, to prevent particulates kicked up during landing from settling on the camera's lens. This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA's Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

InSight is catching rays on Mars

After a successful landing on Martian surface, NASA's InSight has sent signals to Earth indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on...
NASA's InSight Mars lander acquired this image of the area in front of the lander using its lander-mounted, Instrument Context Camera (ICC). This image was acquired on Nov. 26, 2018, Sol 0 of the InSight mission where the local mean solar time for the image exposures was 13:34:21. Each ICC image has a field of view of 124 x 124 degrees. Credits: NASA/JPL-CalTech

InSight lands successfully on Mars

NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) has recently landed on Mars. InSight launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California...
Mars Absorbed all Water from its Surface, Study Suggests

Mars Absorbed all Water from its Surface, Study Suggests

Oxford University researchers have proposed another clarification for the longstanding problem: the end result for the water on Mars? Albeit today the Martian surface is...