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Astro Quiz 7: Insight Spacecraft

Question #7 – On November 26th 2018, the InSight spacecraft landed on a planet in our Solar System. On what planet did it land, and what is its mission?

Answer: The InSight spacecraft landed on Mars on November 26th. Its mission is to study the interior structure of the planet. Understanding the seismology, internal temperature and tectonics of Mars might help explain the Earth’s formation and its future.

For more information about InSight, please see the Insight Mission page NASA.gov


NASA's InSight Mars lander acquired this image using its robotic arm-mounted,
Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC) on November 27, 2018

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