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NASA gives up trying to burrow under Mars surface with 'mole' probe

15 Jan 2021, 10:35 UTC
NASA gives up trying to burrow under Mars surface with 'mole' probe NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s “mole” on Mars has failed. After nearly two years of attempting to dig the InSight lander’s heat probe – nicknamed the mole – into the Red Planet’s surface, engineers have finally given up.

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