And now for the weather on Mars

National News

February 20, 2019 - 9:29 AM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet’s frigid winter.

Starting Tuesday, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is posting the highs and lows online, along with wind speed and atmospheric pressure from the InSight lander.

On Sunday, InSight recorded a high of 2 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of minus 138 degrees Fahrenheit. Compare that with Sunday’s coldest U.S. temperature: minus 27 degrees in Taylor Park, Colorado.

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