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NASA’s InSight Lander has only been on the surface of Mars for a few months, but it seems to already be running into problems. According to an announcement from NASA, the lander’s ground probe, which was designed to tunnel several feet into the ground, has hit some sort of obstacle and gotten stuck.
NASA’s InSight lander is a bit different from a typical NASA mission to Mars. Insight is a stationary lander primarily designed to carry one scientific instrument: a probe several feet long intended to bury itself several feet into the ground. From there, the