After a 300-million-mile journey from Earth over nearly seven months, NASA's InSight spacecraft landed successfully on the surface of Mars on Monday.
Atlas V rocket lifts off for InSight Mission. Credit: NASA
InSight Mars lander acquired this image of the area in front of the lander using its lander-mounted, Instrument Context Camera (ICC). Credit: NASA
MarCO-B, one of the experimental Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats, took this image of Mars from about 4,700 miles (6,000 kilometers) away during its flyby of the Red Planet. Credit: NASA
Here’s a recollection of previous Mars missions by NASA. Mosaic, taken by Mars Curiosity rover launched in 2011, looks uphill at Mount Sharp. Credit: NASA
Close-up image of a 2-inch-deep hole produced using a new drilling technique for NASA's Curiosity rover. Credit: NASA
An enhanced-color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), launched in 2005, reveals bedrock that is several kilometers below the top of the giant Valles Marineris canyons. Credit: NASA
This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows small ripples, about 10 meters apart, located in Her Desher Vallis. Credit:NASA
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