NASA's Mars InSight lander will collect data on the Red Planet's seismic activity. | NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin

NASA’s Mars InSight Lander Will Search for Mysterious Marsquakes

The lander is scheduled for a May 5 liftoff and will scrutinize the Red Planet’s seismic activity.

An artist's impression of the InSight lander on Mars. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is designed to give the Red Planet its first thorough check up since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. | NASA/JPL-Caltech