NASA’s new Mars mission just landed — and it could reveal why Earth is habitable but the red planet is not

NASA’s new Mars mission just landed — and it could reveal why Earth is habitable but the red planet is not

While online shoppers celebrated Cyber Monday deals, NASA researchers cheered the successful landing of a new probe on Mars. The roughly $830 million mission is called InSight, short for „Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport.” NASA rocketed its 789-pound robot toward Mars on May 5, and InSight completed a treacherous 14-minute descent…

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thuriya set sail from France at the start of July on the round-the-world race An international rescue team is trying to reach a seriously injured Indian sailor who is taking part in the Golden Globe round-the-world race. Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded 3,200km (2,000 miles) off the coast…

Nasa gets lift-off in Sun mission

Nasa gets lift-off in Sun mission

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Parker Solar Probe spacecraft takes off on its mission to the SunUS space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before. The Parker Solar Probe rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The probe is set to…

‚Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ has the biggest opening weekend ever for the franchise with $61.5 million

‚Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ has the biggest opening weekend ever for the franchise with $61.5 million

„Mission: Impossible -Fallout” marks the sixth installment in the franchise from Paramount, and it’s turning out to be the most successful yet. The movie won the weekend box office handedly with an estimated $61.5 million take, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That’s the biggest opening ever for the franchise, which spans all the way back…

Nasa mission to target ‚Marsquakes’

Nasa mission to target ‚Marsquakes’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNasa’s InSight rocket takes off for MarsThe American space agency Nasa has launched its latest mission to Mars. InSight will be the first probe to focus its investigations predominantly on the interior of the Red Planet. The lander – due to touch down in November – will…

Our mission to buy a fake Rolex on Facebook reveals how the company is playing host to countless criminal enterprises

Our mission to buy a fake Rolex on Facebook reveals how the company is playing host to countless criminal enterprises

Business Insider’s fake goods haul from Facebook. Business Insider Facebook is struggling to keep fake products off Marketplace, its two-year-old listings service that allows anyone over the age of 18 to buy and sell goods. Business Insider bought a fake Rolex watch, Gucci bag, and Tiffany bracelet from illegal UK sellers, who didn’t declare the…