PIA16079: Artist's Rendition of InSight
 Mission:  InSight
 Product Size:  5000 x 5400 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA16079.jpg (1.493 MB)

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Artist rendition of the InSight (Interior exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) Lander. InSight is based on the proven Phoenix Mars spacecraft and lander design with state-of-the-art avionics from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory missions.

For more information, see http://insight.jpl.nasa.gov/.

Photojournal Note: After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload.

Image Credit:
JPL/NASA

Image Addition Date:
2012-08-20