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NASA InSight Mars Lander set to DIE, takes LAST selfie

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This selfie captured by the NASA InSight Mars Lander on April 24 has already become iconic after it was declared that it will be the last selfie ever taken by the lander .

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The picture encapsulates the hardships of the situation on the red planet as the lander can be seen covered in dust.

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It gives an idea of the journey of InSight as well as the nature of the quake-prone region of the surface of Mars which the lander was exploring.

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NASA stated that the lander is expected to be inoperable by December 2022, bringing an end to its journey.

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To capture its last selfie ever, InSight’s robotic arm had to expand several times but it was not an easy task.

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Due to the lander’s solar panel being covered by dust, the power generation capacity of the lander was deeply impacted.

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