Mars 'terror,' future Moon missions and an epic journey to the Sun: 2018ís year in space

Washington (UPI) Dec 7, 2018 NASA's newest Mars lander InSight is slowly readying itself for its scientific mission. The newest images captured by the lander's camera, and shared by NASA, showcase the spacecraft's robotic arm. The robotic arm can be seen in a flexed position, poised to deploy some of InSight's instruments in the coming days. One of those instruments is the craft's seismometer. Once deployed,

Mars 'terror,' future Moon missions and an epic journey to the Sun: 2018ís year in space

2018 has been a busy year for space exploration. Here are some of the highlights.

Sat 15 Dec 18 from FOXNews

Footage from NASA InSight rover shows martian soil in great detail

The amazing martian footage, which shows the passing of light on the martian surface, was posted on NASA InSight's Twitter account.

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

NASAís InSight lander is ready to get to work

NASA's InSight lander arrived on Mars last week and now it's prepping for the next stage of its mission. The lander is equipped with a nearly six-foot-long arm, which will ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Engadget

NASA InSight lander flexes robot arm, captures new Mars views - CNET

InSight finally gets to look around at Mars and check itself out.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

InSight lander snaps its first selfie from the surface of Mars

NASA's InSight lander took its first selfie this week.

Wed 12 Dec 18 from UPI

InSight's robotic arm ready for some lifting on Mars

The newest images captured by the lander's camera, and shared by NASA, showcase the spacecraft's robotic arm.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from UPI

InSight's robotic arm ready for some lifting on Mars, Fri 7 Dec 18 from SpaceDaily

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