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New Mars Lander to Probe Interior of Red Planet

The U.S. space agency, NASA, recently gave the green light for the construction of a new Mars lander that will examine the deep interior of the Red Planet. The new Mars mission is called the Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigation Geodesy and Heat Transport, which is why everyone knows it by its acronym: InSight.  The mission’s spacecraft is scheduled to launch from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base in March 2016 and due to arrive on Mars later that year, in...

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