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# mars-landing - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Touchdown confirmed': NASA's InSight Mars explorer lands on Red Planet Mars Landing This post contains videos

'Touchdown confirmed': NASA's InSight Mars explorer lands on Red Planet

More than half of 43 attempts to reach Mars with rovers, orbiters and probes have failed.

# mars-landing - Monday 6 August, 2012

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars Mars Landing This post contains images

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.