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InSight Arrives in Sunny California

InSight arrives in California and begins final preparations for a launch on May 5.Read More >>


What's inside Mars?

Watch this archived webcast and learn all about what InSight will be doing at Mars.Watch Webcast >>
To Launch
Artist's concept of the InSight rocket on the launchpad to Mars

'Rock it' to Mars
From the West Coast in May 2018!

InSight is scheduled to launch from the California coast to the plains of Mars on May 5, 2018. This is the first launch to another planet from the West Coast. A whole new region of the country will witness the start of an interplanetary journey when InSight soars into predawn skies.

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Upcoming Events

InSight Mars Roadshow March 30 - 31, 2018 Redding, CA Turtle Bay Exploration Park
InSight Mars Roadshow April 13 - 15, 2018 Sacramento, CA Powerhouse Science Center
InSight Mars Roadshow April 18 - 22, 2018 San Francisco, CA Exploratorium
InSight Mars Roadshow April 27-29, 2018 San Luis Obispo, CA San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
InSight Mars Roadshow April 28, 2018 San Luis Obispo, CA Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
InSight Mars Roadshow May 2 - 3, 2018 Santa Maria, CA Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
InSight's Launch May 5, 2018 Vandenberg AFB, CA Vandenberg Air Force Base
InSight Mars Roadshow May 19, 2018 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Museum Of Natural History

InSight Mars Roadshow

We are going on the road and coming to a city near you! Stop by, chat with NASA scientists and engineers, and learn about marsquakes, and how InSight will study in-depth the "inner space" of Mars: its crust, mantle and core. Cities and Tour Dates ››