One of the great exploration stories of our time is officially over.
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Northern Chile's dry and desolate Atacama Desert hosts the world's largest array of astronomical observatories. Scientists have called the largely lifeless region Earth's closest analogue of Mars.
Fancy some white wine on the Red Planet? Scientists in the Republic of Georgia are determined to grow grapes on Mars.
NASA's InSight lander touched down safely on the Martian surface today (Nov. 26), pulling off the first successful Red Planet landing since the Curiosity rover's arrival in August 2012.
Bam, just like that, the Mars InSight lander plops onto the surface of its new home. Here's what Twitter had to say about the momentous landing.