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InSight sol 50 grapple stow success

January 17, 2019

After several unsuccessful attempts, InSight managed to stow its grapple by grabbing a ball on the arm on sol 50 (17 January 2019). Stowing the grapple is necessary for InSight to use the scoop on the end of the arm, and also reduces the grapple's intrusion into

Load Shunt Assembly opening on InSight (annotated)

January 09, 2019

Animation of two images collected on sols 38 and 41.

InSight's seismometer levels itself, sol 30

December 28, 2018

The SEIS instrument tilts slightly on sol 30 (27 December 2018) in order to accommodate the slight tilt of the workspace in front of InSight.

astronaut on Phobos
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