At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Mission Control and the nearby von Karman Auditorium, the voices of engineers, scientists, media representatives and attendees from social media joined together in an eruption of cheers! "Also in the dispatch: this snapshot from the lander's arm showing the instruments in their new home".
On May 5th, NASA launched its InSight Mars lander from California's Vanderberg Air Force Base. This was the area in front of the lander. Immediately after planting, InSight made the surface of Mars, and later transferred to Earth and a "selfie".
By examining and mapping the interior of Mars, scientists hope to learn why the rocky planets in our solar system turned out so different and why Earth became a haven for life.
"It was intense, and you could feel the emotion, it was very quiet when it was time to be quiet and of course very celebratory with every little new piece of information that was received", said Jim Bridenstine, Nasa administrator.
When the announcement was made that InSight had landed and the mission was a success, Nasa employees were obviously thrilled, with two mission controllers launching into an impressive handshake to celebrate. InSight, a $1 billion global venture, reached the surface after going from 12,300 miles per hour (19,800 kph) to zero in six minutes flat, using a parachute and braking engines. It looks gritty because the lens still had its dust cover on, but that part will come off as the lander settles in.
It will take weeks for InSight to get started on its primary work, and months to years for the mission to get solid science results about the interior of Mars, but that is the kind of mission that we've signed on to with this lander.
Almost two dozen other Mars missions have been sent from other nations.
NASA Has Landed On Mars
NASA's latest effort to explore Mars, the InSight spacecraft, landed successfully on Monday, after a seven-month journey.
InSight, part of a $1 billion global mission, features a German-led mechanical mole that will burrow down 16 feet to measure the planet's internal heat. The lander's seismometer will then measure quakes on Mars and impacts from meteors. No lander has dug deeper than several inches, and no seismometer has ever worked on Mars.
Apollo missions to the moon brought seismometers to the lunar surface as well.
It is equipped with instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth.
Built primarily by Lockheed Martin Space, InSight cost the USA $813.8 million and France and Germany also pitched in $180 million for the lander's investigations.
While InSight's main mission goals are hidden away out of sight under the planet's surface, it is equipped with two cameras designed for navigation and hazard avoidance. In fact, it will be two to three months before InSight's robotic arm even sets its instruments on the martian surface, according to NASA.
Although NASA emphasized the experimental nature of the cubesats prior to the landing, the MarCO spacecraft performed as intended, receiving the UHF telemetry from InSight during its entry, descent and landing phase and rebroadcasting it at X-band frequencies received by NASA's Deep Space Network.
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