NASA To Launch InSight This Weekend

NASA To Launch InSight This Weekend

NASA is about to launch another spacecraft towards the red planet. This Saturday, the InSight spacecraft will start it’s journey towards Mars. The payload is a scientific robot that will sit on the planet’s surface and gather data about the inside of the planet. Particularly it will measure tremors and Marsquakes. Unlike Opportunity and Curiosity, InSight will not be mobile. It will sit in one spot to gather data.

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