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Fraser
2019-Jun-14, 04:12 PM
When InSight landed on Mars on Nov. 26th, 2018, it deployed a parachute to slow its descent through the thin Martian atmosphere. As it approached the surface, it fired its retro rocket to slow it even more, and then gently touched down on the surface. As it did so, its retro rockets excavated two small …
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bknight
2019-Jun-14, 04:22 PM
From the images, it appears to me that the mole is entering right next to a rock. This rock may have irregularities under the soil that may have stopped the mole. Bad luck for this experiment. Th rest if the grounds looks more rock free except one does appear to be beneath the round strut near the upper left hand corner