Published May 4, 2018 at 1:33 PM | Updated at 1:06 PM EDT on Sep 17, 2018
The Mars-bound robotic geologist called InSight launched Saturday May 5, 2018 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before, taking the pulse of Mars and making the first measurements of "Marsquakes." Scientist hope to gain a better understand of the planet, its core and how it came to exist 4.5 billion years ago.
Below, take a look at InSight and its path to the red planet.