Scientists report finding evidence for an ancient planet-wide groundwater system on Mars, according to a new study. The clues appeared in images taken by Mars orbiters.
A dome placed over InSight’s seismometer will now protect the sensitive device from Martian wind and extreme temperature fluctuations.
Using its robotic arm, the InSight lander gingerly placed a hexagonal device onto the smooth Martian surface yesterday. It marks the first time in history that a seismometer has ever been placed on Mars—or the surface of another planet for that matter.