After seven years of work and seven months of space travel, the US surveyed the InSight "cocked" and then posted the image.
The successful stages of this militant and the dangerous hubbub promotions were in the Laboratory Jet Propulsion (JPL) control center NASA in Pasadena, California.
The "valid assault" in the director's voice was to guide it; The rest of his colleagues are shouting enthusiastically and participating in the sale. It happened at 11:52:59 California time (19:52:59 GMT), one minute earlier than it was planned.
"It was intense," summarizing the US space organization leader Jim Bridenstine. "It's a fantastic experience, amazing."
Bridenstine also said that it was a few minutes after landing that he was summoned by Deputy President Mike Pence, who also highlighted on Twitter.
"Congratulate you @ NASA (…) and to all who have been able to "come InSight to Mars." Great achievement ".
This is the first time since 2012 that an article has landed on Mars, following NASA Information Vehicle, the only one currently working on its surface; red planet, like that.
Over half of the 43 attempts to robots, satellites or others to Mars – are used by room groups worldwide – on failure.
Not only the United States that has posted articles, invested in these initiatives with the aim of preparing income with human researchers for the 2030s.
Bridenstine at a press release later said that the laboratory had happened for that purpose, which it considered "in the mid 2030s," it's a moon; there.
"We can represent as much as possible for Mars's confidence," he said, to ensure that its focus is on & # 39; making these trips in a sustainable way, with a technology that can be re-used.
"Your country is very committed to getting to Mars and use its moon to achieve that," he said.
"My first picture in #Marte"
The process of the situation was very good: how the parachute was applied, its legs used and the speed reduction from 19,800 km / h to 8 km / h only seven minutes.
NASA "has the ultimate impact on the algorithm that runs to spacecraft to the surface of" hours before going to the atmosphere, where the temperature reached 1,500 ° C.
He had a strong heat shield to keep his effects.
The test traveled at around 20,000 km / h, three to four times faster than a rifle shot, to reach a 10 km rectangle range by 24 km.
After a point on Earth, 480 million kilometers away, it was "like a visit to a 130,000 kilometer visit," said NASA.
The first photo was sent by two battles that were attached to the InSight when it was; over to Mars.
"My first picture in #Mart", NASA wrote in an account created for InSight on Twitter.
"The roof of my lens has not been removed yet, but I needed their first look at my new home."
The InSight now has to open its solar panels, an essential step that NASA knows if it was successful in a few hours.
The 993 million probe should listen and explore inside Mars to create a secret attempt to create a billion years ago.
Further knowledge may provide a better understanding of the creation of Earth, the only rocket planet from which the interior was explored.
Elizabeth Barrett, JPL's chief operating officer, said he would take two or three months to put all instruments on the surface and another pair to get started to get the data.
The three-dimensional map objective of the planet is to be built, so that we can understand inside Mars as well as knowing outside, "said Bruce Banerdt, the lead researcher the JPL project.
InSight is equipped with a seismometer, SIX French, which will be placed directly on the Martian soil and will hear the smaller trips: meteor shock waves, earth movements, crunches of rock strata, even deep magma motions. .
"I found that there are no rocks in front of her model," he said "was packed and very pleased" as the top researcher on the likeness of France, Philippe Lognonne.
Another fascinating instrument, of Germanic nativeity, is the HP3, which requires Mars to be excavated between 3 and 5 meters to take its temperature.
It is a Spanish design in the wind sky.