Thursday, May 23, 2024

Topic: MARS EXPEDITION

NASA’s InSight lands on Mars after six-month journey

"Landing on Mars is one of the hardest single jobs that people have to do in planetary exploration," InSight's lead scientist, Bruce Banerdt, said before Monday's success. "It's such a difficult thing, it's such a dangerous thing that there's always a fairly uncomfortably large chance that something could go wrong."