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“Travelled 300 Million Miles, Took This Pic”

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The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. The camera’s transparent dust cover is still on in this image, to prevent particulates kicked up during landing from settling on the camera’s lens. This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars.
InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a Mars lander designed to give the Red Planet its first thorough checkup since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. It is the first outer space robotic explorer to study in-depth the “inner space” of Mars: its crust, mantle, and core.
The lander uses cutting edge instruments, to delve deep beneath the surface and seek the fingerprints of the processes that formed the terrestrial planets. It does so by measuring the planet’s “vital signs”: its “pulse” (seismology), “temperature” (heat flow), and “reflexes” (precision tracking). [source]
 
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NASA’s InSight Mars lander acquired this image of the area in front of the lander using its lander-mounted, Instrument Context Camera (ICC). This image was acquired on Nov. 26, 2018, Sol 0 of the InSight mission where the local mean solar time for the image exposures was 13:34:21. Each ICC image has a field of view of 124 x 124 degrees.
InSight touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth. It’s mission on Mars is targeted to last two years. While the mission on Mars has just begun, the successful touchdown on the red planet was a huge accomplishment. It marks the eighth time in human history that we have successfully landed on Mars.
 

UNS Hadir di QS-APPLE 2018 untuk Berpromosi dan Berkolaborasi
Wednesday November 28, 2018

UNS – Musim gugur belum tuntas benar di Seoul, Korea Selatan. Daun yang menguning dan memerah di pohon-pohon kampus Chung-Ang University menyambut sekitar 600 delegasi dari 54 universitas dan 41 negara yang menghadiri QS-APPLE Conference & Exhibition 2018, 20-23 November 2018. QS Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders …

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Google Developed Computers That Can Be Visually Creative
Sunday December 09, 2018

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“We hit the Martian atmosphere at 12,300 mph (19,800 kilometers per hour), and the whole sequence to touching down on the surface took only six-and-a-half minutes,” said InSight project manager Tom Hoffman at JPL. “During that short span of time, InSight had to autonomously perform dozens of operations and do them flawlessly — and by all indications that is exactly what our spacecraft did.”
 
 

RS UNS dan Bank Mandiri Jajaki Kerjasama Talangan JKN
Tuesday November 27, 2018

UNS – Setelah bekerjasama sejak 2016, Rumah Sakit Universitas Sebelas Maret (RS UNS) dan Bank Mandiri Regional Solo Raya sepakat memperpanjang Perjanjian Kerjasama Pengelolaan Dana dan Penyediaan Fasilitas Perbankan untuk RS UNS sampai dengan tahun 2020. Penandatanganan Perjanjian Kerjasama dilaksanakan di Auditorium Lantai 3 Gedung …

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