The InSight spacecraft is preparing to land on Mars

26 Nov an American spacecraft InSight will land on Mars. The process can be observed online, stream will start at 22:00 GMT.

NASA experts will put the camera almost blindly, as the signal from Mars to Earth is a few minutes. 385-pound InSight is moving with a speed of 19 800 km/h, the braking process will begin at a distance of 125 km from the target landing point, and the parachute opens at the altitude of 12 km.

Task InSight will take place in the temperature measurement and seismic activity on the red planet. The device is equipped with a paddle and drill, able to dive to six meters. If successful landing, the mission will last 728 days.


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