NASA’s InSight Mars lander is ready for the final processing sprint before its launch opportunity opens in a month’s time. NASA and prime contractor Lockheed Martin held a media day for the spacecraft, whose long name is the “Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport,” at its Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site on April 6, allowing for a last up-close look before it is sealed in its payload shroud for launch.
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