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Nasa’s Mars lander Insight is going into ‘emergency hibernation’ and might die, space agency says – The Independent

The cold Martian weather could damage the vital electronics on board if the lander cannot receive enough solar power

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Nasas InSight Mars lander is currently trying to endure the abrasive Martian environment, as it sits on the Red Planet conserving power as its solar panels get covered in dust.
InSight was designed to be powered by solar energy, gathered through dual two-meter panels. It was always expected that the panels would reduce their power output as time went on and dust landed on them, but would still have enough to last throughout the two-year mission.
Unfortunately, not all has gone to plan. Despite InSight…

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