For the first time in the last 6 years, a probe will be planted on Mars. This will be done by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
When will begin : 22:00 Moscow time.
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– Head of the German Space Research Institute Tilman Veneer
In the course of the study, the NASA InSight probe should land on a sandy stretch of Mars. Because of many factors, including changeable weather conditions, many missions have failed, but now everything has to change.
Where to see
Watch the mission can all the inhabitants of the planet. NASA will conduct online broadcasting in several places at once.
Note that during the stream will not be shown the process of landing. But audio commands and confirmations from dispatchers will be voiced.
1 . The most basic place for most users: the official NASA YouTube channel .
For your convenience, we have embedded this video here. You can watch directly from :
2 . From the computer, you can also go to the official NASA website and watch the process straight from there.
3 . Owners of Apple TV can monitor the stream through NASA TV .
4 . The last popular place where you can track the process of landing the probe is the streaming service Ustream . It is useful if, for some reason, other broadcasts are not available.
The 358-pound geophysical probe will open 600-watt solar panels for energy and all systems. Then he will drill the ground to a depth of 6 meters.
After the device will remain on Mars forever. The cost of the mission was about $ 500 million.