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The Mars InSight Lander is down safe

and here is the 1st picture that it sent back via the MARS CubeSat repeater via the X-Band radios.











https://newatlas.com/insight-lander-...wn-mars/57376/

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it is programmed to send more pictures today, to verify that the solar panels are undamaged.

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To me it looks like the killer virus found in some "B" movies...

...Are we sure we want it to send that back here?

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ha ha ha
here is a link that explains how all the CubeSats relay info back to us


https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/a...ctures-of-mars

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Looks like the bugs on my windshield last summer.

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