NASA Extends Insight Mars Lander’s Operation for a Few Weeks

NASA’s InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) Mars Lander will continue to keep its seismometer functional despite the fact that it will lead the mission to run out of power sooner than previously planned by the space agency. The power available to the lander is diminishing with the passing of each […]

Sand Dunes Might Provide Insight on Weather Conditions on Planets: Study

What is it like to be on the surface of Mars or Venus? Or even further afield, such as on Pluto, or Saturn’s moon Titan? This curiosity has driven advances in space exploration since Sputnik 1 was launched 65 years ago. But we’re only beginning to scratch the surface of what is knowable about other […]

Insight Mars Lander Losing Power, Will See Dusty Demise in July, Says NASA

A NASA spacecraft on Mars is headed for a dusty demise. The Insight lander is losing power because of all the dust on its solar panels. NASA said Tuesday it will keep using the spacecraft’s seismometer to register marsquakes until the power peters out, likely in July. Then flight controllers will monitor InSight until the […]

NASA’s InSight Detects Biggest Ever Quake on Mars

A quake of magnitude 5 shook the surface of Mars on May 4, as per a seismometer placed by NASA’s InSight lander on the planet. The seismic event has been dubbed a “monster” quake by the space agency given that it is the strongest temblor ever detected not just on Mars but also on any […]

Facebook Lacks Insight Into How User Data Is Handled: Leaked Document

Facebook is reportedly unable to identify where most of its user data is located, or how it is used, after it is collected, according to a leaked internal document penned by privacy engineers at Facebook last year. The team, which builds and maintains Facebook’s advertisement system — the heart of the company’s business model, has […]

Largest Marsquakes to Date Measured by NASA’s Insight Lander

A seismometer placed by NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has detected the two biggest marsquakes to date. According to a new study, the seismic events were of magnitude 4.2 and magnitude 4.1. Both these quakes were five times stronger than the previous largest seismic event recorded.  Researchers now hope to learn more about the interior […]

Sunrise on Mars: NASA’s InSight Captures Stunning View

NASA’s InSight Mars lander has recently shared an incredible sight. On April 10, it captured the stunning view of a sunrise on the Red Planet. InSight is NASA’s first mission to study the interior of Mars — its crust, mantle, and core — in depth. It has been on the Red Planet since late 2018. […]

“If His Timing Is Right”: Suryakumar Yadav Gives Insight Into Rohit Sharma’s Powerplay Strategy | Cricket News

India batter Suryakumar Yadav said that Venkatesh Iyer’s positivity was great to see and the positive energy rubbed onto him during the chase against West Indies in the first T20I. Ravi Bishnoi’s two-wicket haul was backed up by quality knocks by Rohit Sharma (40) and Suryakumar Yadav (34*) as India defeated West Indies by six […]

“Virat Is Like A Beast, Rohit Is Laidback”: Former Coach Ravi Shastri Gives Insight Into India’s Two Biggest Cricketers | Cricket News

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are two of the biggest cricketers in India currently© AFP Former Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has termed Virat Kohli a “beast” on the field but said the former skipper is totally opposite when he is not playing the game. Kohli had stepped down as the Test skipper after […]

England Bowler Stuart Broad Eager For Troy Cooley “Insight” Ahead Of Ashes | Cricket News

Stuart Broad is looking forward to gaining some inside knowledge on Australia after England appointed Troy Cooley as a consultant pace bowling coach ahead of the upcoming Ashes series. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Wednesday that Cooley, a 55-year-old Australian, will aid the tourists’ quicks in Brisbane under the direction of elite […]

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