InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic
Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a
designed to give the Red Planet its first thorough checkup
since it formed 4.5 billion years ago.
InSight is taking daily weather measurements (temperature,
wind, pressure) on the surface of Mars at
a flat, smooth plain near Mars’ equator.
This is only a part of InSight’s mission.
to find out more.