NASA Launches Historic Mission to Mars [VIDEO]
When most people get up in the morning, the first thing they do is hit facebook or some news outlet to see what's happening in the world. I hit Facebook too but the first thing I look at is NASA's page or I go directly to their website to what's happening in the world of space exploration.
Earlier this morning NASA launched a first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars. According to NASA, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) will be the first mission to peer deep beneath the Martian surface, studying the planet's interior by measuring its heat output and listening for marsquakes, which are seismic events similar to earthquakes on Earth. It will use the seismic waves generated by marsquakes to develop a map of the planet’s deep interior. The resulting insight into Mars’ formation will help us better understand how other rocky planets, including Earth, were and are created.
At the end of the day and what people including myself really want to know is whether or not there is evidence of life beyond our planet. I will go out on a limb and say, duh, of course, there is. We just gotta get that proof, it's out there somewhere and maybe we'll find it on Mars.