NASA Celebrates Successful Landing on Mars

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Astronauts and Scientists at NASA have celebrated on Monday the Successful landing of the InSight ship on Planet Mars.

During the coming period, InSight spacecraft is set to grab more photos of the landing site and send them back to Earth, as scientists want to decide where the probe should place its instruments, and tools.

 
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NASA engineer Kris Bruvold reacts after the successfull landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from the Mission Support area in the Space Flight Operations facility at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S.
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP
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Image 1 of 10:  1 / 10NASA engineer Kris Bruvold reacts after the successfull landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from the Mission Support area in the Space Flight Operations facility at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and InSight project manager Tom Hoffman points to the first image upon a successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars.
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Image 2 of 10:  2 / 10NASA engineer and InSight project manager Tom Hoffman points to the first image upon a successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a $993 million unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on the Red Planet and managed to send back its first picture.
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP
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Image 3 of 10:  3 / 10Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a $993 million unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on the Red Planet and managed to send back its first picture. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineers react after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from California. 
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Image 4 of 10:  4 / 10NASA engineers react after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from California. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (3L) and his team give a press conference after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft.
Frederic J. BROWN / POOL / AFP
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Image 5 of 10:  5 / 10NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (3L) and his team give a press conference after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft. Frederic J. BROWN / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (C), flanked by Michael Watkins (L) and Bruce Banerdt (R) speak during press conference after the successful landing.
CREDITFREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP
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Image 6 of 10:  6 / 10NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (C), flanked by Michael Watkins (L) and Bruce Banerdt (R) speak during press conference after the successful landing. CREDITFREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

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People watch the landing of NASA's InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars on television screens at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on November 26, 2018.
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Image 7 of 10:  7 / 10People watch the landing of NASA's InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars on television screens at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on November 26, 2018. Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

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The MarCo, one of two CubeSats launched and following the InSight, marking the first time this kind of spacecraft has flown into deep space, is on display at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
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Image 8 of 10:  8 / 10The MarCo, one of two CubeSats launched and following the InSight, marking the first time this kind of spacecraft has flown into deep space, is on display at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

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First photo taken by spacecraft InSight. (Twitter/@NASA)
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Image 9 of 10:  9 / 10First photo taken by spacecraft InSight. (Twitter/@NASA)

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Celebrations captured in Pasendena & New York City took place yesterday after our @NASAInSight spacecraft landed safely on Mars. (Twitter/@NASA)
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Image 10 of 10:  10 / 10Celebrations captured in Pasendena & New York City took place yesterday after our @NASAInSight spacecraft landed safely on Mars. (Twitter/@NASA)

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NASA engineer Kris Bruvold reacts after the successfull landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from the Mission Support area in the Space Flight Operations facility at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S.
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

Image 1 of 10NASA engineer Kris Bruvold reacts after the successfull landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from the Mission Support area in the Space Flight Operations facility at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and InSight project manager Tom Hoffman points to the first image upon a successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars.
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

Image 2 of 10NASA engineer and InSight project manager Tom Hoffman points to the first image upon a successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a $993 million unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on the Red Planet and managed to send back its first picture.
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

Image 3 of 10Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a $993 million unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on the Red Planet and managed to send back its first picture. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineers react after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from California. 
Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

Image 4 of 10NASA engineers react after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars from California. Al SEIB / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (3L) and his team give a press conference after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft.
Frederic J. BROWN / POOL / AFP

Image 5 of 10NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (3L) and his team give a press conference after the successful landing by the InSight spacecraft. Frederic J. BROWN / POOL / AFP

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NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (C), flanked by Michael Watkins (L) and Bruce Banerdt (R) speak during press conference after the successful landing.
CREDITFREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

Image 6 of 10NASA engineer and project manager Tom Hoffman (C), flanked by Michael Watkins (L) and Bruce Banerdt (R) speak during press conference after the successful landing. CREDITFREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

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People watch the landing of NASA's InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars on television screens at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on November 26, 2018.
Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

Image 7 of 10People watch the landing of NASA's InSight spacecraft on the planet Mars on television screens at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on November 26, 2018. Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

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The MarCo, one of two CubeSats launched and following the InSight, marking the first time this kind of spacecraft has flown into deep space, is on display at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

Image 8 of 10The MarCo, one of two CubeSats launched and following the InSight, marking the first time this kind of spacecraft has flown into deep space, is on display at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

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First photo taken by spacecraft InSight. (Twitter/@NASA)

Image 9 of 10First photo taken by spacecraft InSight. (Twitter/@NASA)

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Celebrations captured in Pasendena & New York City took place yesterday after our @NASAInSight spacecraft landed safely on Mars. (Twitter/@NASA)

Image 10 of 10Celebrations captured in Pasendena & New York City took place yesterday after our @NASAInSight spacecraft landed safely on Mars. (Twitter/@NASA)

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