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Are you ready to watch NASA's InSight Lander Decending to Mars?

26 Nov 2018, 11:59 UTC
Are you ready to watch NASA's InSight Lander Decending to Mars?
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It's not surprising to see how the world has changed since we started doing outreach! We started our outreach efforts in Nepal while Nepal has dominance of dial-up internet service! And most importantly, it was not accessible as it is now and cheap! We have heard of the arrangement for the public to view moon landing during Apolo 11 mission in Kathmandu in the 1960s! Now its time to witness mars landing right from your own space tonight! Isn't it exciting? Photo: An artist's concept depicts NASA's InSight lander after it has deployed its instruments on the Martian surface. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech***Click here to watch live***If you are wondering about the estimated timing for different activities during the landing, below is the list prepared for people living in NepalInSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a Mars lander designed to give the Red Planet its first thorough checkup since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. It is the first outer space robotic explorer to study in-depth the "inner space" of Mars: its crust, mantle, and core. Studying Mars' interior structure answers key questions about the early formation of rocky planets in our inner solar system ...

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