Science, Space

NASA’s InSight Passes Halfway to Mars, Instruments Check In (Video)

CALIFORNIA—(ENEWSPF)—August 20, 2018
Contacts: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. and  JoAnna Wendel, NASA Headquarters, Washington
NASA's InSight spacecraft, en route to a Nov. 26 landing on Mars, passed the halfway mark on Aug. 6. All of its instruments have been tested and are working well.

As of Aug. 20, the spacecraft had covered 172 million miles (277 million kilometers) since its launch 107 days ago. In another 98 days, it will travel another 129 million miles (208 million kilometers) and touch down . . .

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