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Second Microchip Gets Ready for Launch
Second Microchip Gets Ready for Launch
Second dime-size microchip carrying 1.6 million names gets processed for installation onto the InSight lander.
Names Chip Placed on InSight Lander Deck in 2015
Second Names Chip is Placed on InSight
An engineer in the clean room at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, Colorado, affixes a dime-size chip onto the lander deck of NASA's InSight spacecraft.
InSight's second microchip
InSight's Second Microchip
Technicians at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, Colorado installed a microchip with 1.6 million names submitted by the public to ride along with NASA's InSight mission to Mars. The chip was installed on Jan. 23, 2018.
Names Chip Placed on InSight Lander Deck
Names Chip Placed on InSight Lander Deck
A spacecraft specialist in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver, where the InSight lander is being built, affixes a dime-size chip onto the lander deck in November 2015.