InSight - Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport

InSight-Logo.jpg insight-logo.png
MISSION SUMMARY

Mission: InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport)
Mission type: Mars Lander
Launch date: May 2018
Launch vehicle: Atlas V-401
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA
Landing date: November 2018
Mission duration: 2 years
Mission status: In development
Mission overview: The InSight mission will seek to understand the evolutionary formation of rocky planets, including Earth, by investigating the interior structure and processes of Mars. InSight will also investigate the dynamics of Martian tectonic activity and meteorite impacts, which could offer clues about such phenomena on Earth.

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
InSight - JPL
InSight - NASA

Wikipedia Links
InSight

Other Links
InSight Proposal
Mars - SS Exploration

NASA Missions

NASA Solar System

MULTIMEDIA
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IMAGES______________________

ArtistConcept-InSightLander.jpg The Spacecraft

PlanetInteriors-EarthMarsMoon.jpg Earth Mars Moon Interiors

insight-pie-charts.jpgEarth Mars Moon Internal Structures

MOVIES ___________________

MissionAnimation-tn.jpg Mission Animation

DiggingDeep-tn.jpg Digging Deep

INTERACTIVES______________

SS-simulator.jpg Solar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.png Eyes on the Universe - JPL

MapAPlanet-banner.jpg Map a Planet - USGS

Documents and PowerPoints
Insight-180515.pptx
InSight Fact Sheet.pdf

MarCO-180710.pptx

Related MGGP Links
Mars Diorama
Mars Rover Cart
Mars - Planet and Satellites
Mars Close Encounter - Mythbusters
Mars in the Night sky

Mars Missions on MGGP
Magellan
Mariner
Mars Climate Orbiter
Mars Exploration Rovers
--Spirit/Opportunity
Mars Express
Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Observer
Mars Odyssey
Mars Pathfinder
Mars Polar Lander
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Science Laboratory - Curiosity
MAVEN -Mars Atmospheric and Volatile




 

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