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Mars InSight Mission

InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport) is a Mars lander, scheduled for launch as early as May 5, 2018, with landing on November 26. It will use a suite of instruments, including a seismometer and heat probe, to study the Martian interior. Its observations should reveal more about the planet's structure and its evolution.

Featured Images

Early image of Mars from the InSight lander

Settling In November 27, 2018

Mars InSight during entry into Mars' atmosphere

Taking the Plunge November 25, 2018

InSight landing site

Target Zone November 24, 2018

InSight lands on Mars

Ready for Touchdown November 23, 2018

InSight is launched to Mars

On Its Way May 6, 2018

Radio Programs

InSight at Mars II A thrilling ride to Mars November 25, 2018

InSight at Mars Looking deep into Mars November 24, 2018

Challenging Arrival Tricky arrivals at Mars November 23, 2018