Beijing on November 26, after six months of space flight, the Insight detector is rapidly approaching Mars and plans to land on Mars on Monday in the United States.from
After taking off from Earth and passing 541 million kilometers long, the Insights detector will land on Mars at around 3:00 pm EST (4:00 on Tuesday).
The Mission Control Team of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory intends to make a final correction of the inspector's flight orbit on Sunday by bringing it closer to the entry point in the Mars atmosphere.
If all goes well, Insight will enter the Mars atmosphere at a speed of 19,310 kilometers in almost 24 hours. During Mars landing, atmospheric friction, parachutes and braking missiles will slow the speed of insight. After 6,5 minutes of landing the speed of the inspector will be slowed to 8 km.
After landing on Mars' surface, the inspector will remain calm for 16 minutes, waiting for the dust to fire around the landing site to "tune in" and then expand the solar cell.
Engineers from the jet engine are hoping to use small satellites that are running at the same time to confirm that Insight has landed safely.
The Jet Engine also hopes to get a picture of the situation around the landing.
Insight's landing point is approximately 373 miles (600 kilometers) from the Curiosity Rover Landing Point.
The 800 kilograms (360 kilograms) requirement is the 21st Mars mission in the US (including the mission to fly over Mars in the 1960s).
Discover the formation of rocky planets
Insight is the first detector to discover the mysteries beneath the surface of Mars, to use seismic monitoring and underground drillings over the next 24 months (about March 1) to explore Mars and Earth more than 4 billion years ago. The origin and formation of rocky planets.
Bruce Banner, chief research officer of Insight and a laboratory lab, said at a press conference last week that "The Instructions will help us understand the formation of the planet."
Although the structure of Earth and other forces have wiped out much of their early history, Mars is believed to have largely preserved its original state, creating a geological machine for scientists.
The main science tool made by Insight is a highly sensitive seismograph made in France that detects the slightest vibration caused by the "Mars quake" and meteorological impact.
Scientists expect that during the two-year missionary period they will observe 10 to 100 earthquakes on Mars, and the data will help them understand the size, density and composition of Mars.
The Viking Mars, launched in the 1970s, also carried a seismograph, but mounted at the top of the detector, this design proved to be less effective.
Insight also has a German machine that can break up to 5 meters deep into the ground.
The transmitting device is responsible for sending signals to the Earth to trace the rotational influence that Mars is unaware of, to understand the size of the Martian "core" and whether it remains melted.
NASA officials said the observations and the next mission on Mars, as well as other tasks that are still in the planning phase, will be a prelude to the Mars human exploration.