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NASA InSight's 'Mole on Mars' working again after 7 months of troubleshooting
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NASA InSight's 'Mole on Mars' working again after 7 months of troubleshooting

The mole is a digging instrument and part of a suite of heat-sensing instruments on InSight.

Shrinking Moon: Sporadic quakes from tectonic activity has left wrinkles on the Moon
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Shrinking Moon: Sporadic quakes from tectonic activity has left wrinkles on the Moon

The delicately-shrivelled exterior seen by NASA’s Orbiter suggests gradually cooling of the interior.

Hear, Hear! NASA's InSight lander catches the first recorded evidence of a quake on Mars
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Hear, Hear! NASA's InSight lander catches the first recorded evidence of a quake on Mars

This was likely the first Marsquake detected by InSight's instruments on the Red Planet.

NASA's Curiosity taps Mars' clay mountain, InSight carries on 'mole' troubleshooting
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NASA's Curiosity taps Mars' clay mountain, InSight carries on 'mole' troubleshooting

The rock and others near Curiosity's drill site appear to have moved when the drill was retracted.

NASA's new Mars lander starts digging into the planet, but hits a few snags
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NASA's new Mars lander starts digging into the planet, but hits a few snags

The German drilling instrument on the InSight lander struck what appeared to be a couple of stones.

Liquid water lake on Mars may need an underground volcano to keep it from freezing
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Liquid water lake on Mars may need an underground volcano to keep it from freezing

If Mars experiences volcanoes, it could be a very favourable environment for water & life than thought.

NASA’s Mars lander InSight to beam back daily reports on the red planet's weather
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NASA’s Mars lander InSight to beam back daily reports on the red planet's weather

NASA’s Curiosity rover also gives weather updates, while roaming around Mars about 340 miles away.

Tiny Cubesats fall silent beyond Mars after proving their new space tech works
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Tiny Cubesats fall silent beyond Mars after proving their new space tech works

The InSight Mars lander's companions WALL-E & EVE were the first CubeSats in deep space.

NASA’s InSight lander snaps its selfie on Mars using its robotic arm from above
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NASA’s InSight lander snaps its selfie on Mars using its robotic arm from above

InSight also caught a survey shot of the patch of Mars where it will set down its science instruments.

Sounds from Mars: NASA InSight hears its first sounds of wind, geological activity
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Sounds from Mars: NASA InSight hears its first sounds of wind, geological activity

The sounds are from wind blowing against InSight’s solar panels, causing the spacecraft to vibrate.

NASA's InSight flexes its robotic arm sending us newest images of Mars' surface
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NASA's InSight flexes its robotic arm sending us newest images of Mars' surface

The images will help mission members determine where to set InSight's seismometer and heat flow probe.

NASA's InSight seems to have landed at a slight angle, mission engineers not worried
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NASA's InSight seems to have landed at a slight angle, mission engineers not worried

NASA expects better images from InSight soon, once it sheds the dust covers protecting its cameras.

NASA InSight unfolds solar arrays, snaps some pictures on Mars after safety checks
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NASA InSight unfolds solar arrays, snaps some pictures on Mars after safety checks

Engineers plan to fold open & use InSight’s five arms to get cracking on some geology experiments.

NASA's InSight lands on Mars; Twitter is obsessed with scientists' 'crazy handshake dance' and the 'cool hat guy'
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NASA's InSight lands on Mars; Twitter is obsessed with scientists' 'crazy handshake dance' and the 'cool hat guy'

Viewers can watch the live telecast of the event wherein scientists will discuss updates about NASA's InSight spacecraft, at www.nasa.gov/nasalive.

NASA's InSight to land on Mars at 1.30 am tonight: Here's how to watch it live
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NASA's InSight to land on Mars at 1.30 am tonight: Here's how to watch it live

Data collected by NASA's InSight will help scientists understand the formation of all rocky worlds.

NASA's InSight spacecraft is on track for landing on Mars on 26 November
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NASA's InSight spacecraft is on track for landing on Mars on 26 November

About 80 live viewing events will take place around the world to watch the InSight landing.

Here's where you can watch NASA InSight's touch down on Mars on 26 November
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Here's where you can watch NASA InSight's touch down on Mars on 26 November

You can watch the NASA InSight landing on Mars at 3 pm EST meaning 1.30 am in India.

InSight mission's landing sight on Mars is unremarkable, plain as vanilla: NASA
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InSight mission's landing sight on Mars is unremarkable, plain as vanilla: NASA

Being a three-legged lander and not a rover, InSight will remain wherever it touches down.

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft beams back selfie to mark four years orbiting Mars
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NASA's MAVEN spacecraft beams back selfie to mark four years orbiting Mars

The selfie was captured by the instrument imaging UV emissions from the Martian upper atmosphere.