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NASA selects mission to explore interior of Mars

NASA will be landing on Mars again. Just weeks after the successful landing of the Mars rover Curiosity, NASA on Tuesday announced that it had selected a mission that in 2016 would land near the equator of Mars in order to listen to the tremors rumbling through the planet’s interior. The $425 million mission, called InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) could expect to hear quakes as large as magnitude 4.5 or 5 in its two-year mission. 


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