Sunday , October 2 2022

The best pictures of Mars through history


Tonight, Nasa's InSight lander ended March – after a long and awkward 301 million mile trip.

And even though it's on the red planet for less than 24 hours, it has already sent back two amazing pictures.

During its time on Mars, InSight will radiate countless snaps back to earth, giving us a detailed look at the remote landscape of the remote planet.

And it will take measurements of Martian wind, seismic movements, and even underground temperatures – with a "mole" probe.

But NASA has already spent a lot of time on Mars, and has a huge collection of Martian photography available online.

We have selected some of the best pictures from the nearest neighbor.

This story originally appeared in The Sun and has been published here with permission.

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