Thursday , April 22 2021

NASA's InSight Probe is the first satellite to Mars

United States Space Agency NASA, published the first "Inside" probe "selfie" that was sent to introduce the InSight interior Mars.

InSight, which landed on the red planet on November 26th, used a robot arm to capture the image of the entire ship and its surroundings.

You can see probe solar panels, as well as a lid containing scientific instruments, meteorological sensors and an UHF antenna.

The photo contains 11 mosaics that are similar to those used in the 2012 Curiosity Mission several individual shots are applied to create a complete picture.

According to NASA, selfie was taken on December 6th.

The agency added that they also received a photo of the "work zone" of the additional probe, 2×4 yard facing the board. The image is also a mosaic consisting of 52 individual photographs.

The next task for the team responsible for the project is to decide where instruments will be deployed in this area from Insight.

The mission will be the first to explore the Mars gut using tools that will allow it to drill the surface immediately to reach the depth and thus measure the seismic movements of the red planet.

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