MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Members of the NASA InSight team celebrate the InSight landing. @nasahqphoto

A quick morning break from the groundbound news. Let’s take a moment to report from the heavens.

NASA yesterday got word that its InSight mission landed on Mars. It marks the eighth time in history that humans have successfully sent a vessel that landed on Mars. The 790-pound probe will spend two years gathering information about the deep interior of Mars. 

Advertisement

Some incredible images already:

Advertisement