Inside the Red Planet

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This image from InSight's robotic-arm mounted Instrument Deployment Camera shows the instruments on the spacecraft's deck, with the Martian surface of Elysium Planitia in the background. The image was received on December 4, 2018 (Sol 8). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
This image from InSight's robotic-arm mounted Instrument Deployment Camera shows the instruments on the spacecraft's deck, with the Martian surface of Elysium Planitia in the background. The image was received on December 4, 2018 (Sol 8). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

November 26 was a big day for NASA. The InSight spacecraft, which left Earth in May, was ready to land on Mars. Mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was packed with people.

As InSight entered the atmosphere, everyone watched the monitors. Scientists were waiting for the answer to one big...

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