Mars: Did You Know? #4

The U.S. just launched a new mission to Mars. As in JUST launched. It successfully took off shortly after 7 am (EDT) on Saturday, May 5th from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California!

It’s a lander (not a rover) called Insight. And is expected to land on Mars on November, 26, 2018 Earth calendar.

BONUS: This is the first interplanetary launch from the West coast of North America.

https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission/

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