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Monday, August 20, 2012

Next NASA Mars Landing Mission in 2016

Launching in March 2016, InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission will study the Red Planet's deep interior with hopes to better understand the evolution of terrestrial planets, NASA announced today.

Mission team members for InSight, the new Mars lander mission selected by NASA to launch in 2016, explain how the spacecraft will advance our knowledge of Mars' history and rocky planet evolution.   More from BBC science journalist Jonathan Amos and Bruce Betts at the Planetary Society.

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