CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA's new new Mars has been removed from above, and has a camera used on it; long robotic behavior.
InSight broke up a series of pictures that turned NASA into a remarkable collection, which was released on Tuesday.
InSight returned to Mars on November 26. Within four weeks of that time, scientists are delighted to find the area in front of the spacecraft quite free from rocks, hills and holes. This should be a safe place for two InSight geological tests, which will be moved to the ground in the coming weeks.
The director scientist Bruce Banerdt of Laboratory Jet Propulsion NASA says that the red sand space could be "very simple" – if it were not Mars. He says, "We're happy to see that."