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InSight EDL, 26 Nov 2018
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post Nov 26 2018, 07:58 PM
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QUOTE (Steve G @ Nov 26 2018, 08:57 PM) *
I'm getting too old for this kind of stress! Great news and congrats to the team.



yeah right. I always forget this happened 27 minutes ago. We are getting delayed data.
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post Nov 26 2018, 07:58 PM
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8 soft landings out of 9 attempts since 1976 --- what a record ! Congratulations to all.
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post Nov 26 2018, 07:59 PM
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SURFACE IMAGE!!!! Dust cover is dusty!!! laugh.gif


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post Nov 26 2018, 08:02 PM
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It looks like a few bugs splattered on the camera during descent biggrin.gif
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QUOTE (nprev @ Nov 26 2018, 08:59 PM) *
SURFACE IMAGE!!!! Dust cover is dusty!!! laugh.gif



link
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:05 PM
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Lander is nominal.
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:06 PM
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:06 PM
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will that lens cover come off?
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:10 PM
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Post landing briefing at 5pm EST.


QUOTE (Steve5304 @ Nov 26 2018, 09:09 PM) *
will that lens cover come off?


Yes.
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:12 PM
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Slightly enhanced image:


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post Nov 26 2018, 08:13 PM
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Yes, of course. Not till it's safe to do so, though (gotta let the landing dust settle) and there are other critical events of higher priority, particularly solar panel deployment.


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First image up already!
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight-raw-images/su...0000_0106M_.PNG
The surface looks very smooth.
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post Nov 26 2018, 08:20 PM
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Okay, this is a quick ten minute job to remove the worst of the dust. More dust than Mars, unfortunately.
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