Agency Released A Photo Of InSight
Lander covered in red Martian dust on Monday, along with an announcement that the robot’s arms will soon be placed in a “retirement pose”
Since Its Solar Panels Are Covered
In dust, it produces less power. As such, it won’t be able to perform its usual functions over the coming months.
When Compared To Its First Selfie
Taken on December 6, 2018, you can really see the difference a few years on Mars without a vacuum can do to a lander.
InSight Was Launched To The
Red Planet on May 5, 2018 and landed six months later as part of a mission to study Mars’ deep interior.
Over The Course
Of its more than four years, InSight collected valuable data into the seismic activity on the planet.
In fact, It Detected
The first ever quake on another planet and has since recorded more than 1,300 “marsquakes.”