Mars To Get Another Visitor From NASA

By Michael Mecham .
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology .

Lockheed Martin Space Systems will rely on the spacecraft heritage of the 2008 Phoenix mission to construct NASA's newest Discovery mission, a geology expedition to probe as much as 16 ft. beneath the surface of Mars. Called InSight—Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations—the spacecraft will be launched by a Delta II-class vehicle in March 2016 and is to land on the Elysium Planitia, a large flat area near Mars' equator, the following September ...

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