The First-Ever Selfie From Mars

Mars selfie courtesy of NASA’s InSight

NASA shares the first images of the InSight spacecraft after the probe successfully landed on the surface of Mars.

The robot spacecraft snapped the image of itself making this the first-ever selfie from Mars.

The exploration of Mars continues with this 8th successful landing on the red planet since the Viking probes in 1976.

InSight has company, by the way, NASA’s Curiosity rover is still running around Mars gathering information as it has since landing in 2012.

According to CBS News, InSight will operate from its stationary site for the next two years, which is the length of a Martian year. The InSight mission will study the early evolution of terrestrial planets.