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Boy Genius Report
NASA’s InSight landing site is flat, boring, and totally perfect
When you're sending a piece of high-tech hardware to another planet it might make sense to shoot for a location that is strange or interesting in some way. There's lots of places on Mars that scientists would love to see up close, but NASA's InSight lander isn't headed to any of them. Instead, it's going to touch down on a flat, barren area with virtually no landmarks in sight. Believe it or not, that's exactly what NASA was looking for.
In a new post, NASA explains why it chose such a seemingl...

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