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Here is the first photo from the Mars spacecraft

a Few minutes after the unmanned spacecraft Insight on Monday landed on the planet Mars, was the first photo from the spacecraft's camera sent back to Earth.

the Photo is tainted by the dirt, because that was whirled up dust on the spacecraft's camera.

But the photo witnesses according to Nasa, that the landing took place on a flat, smooth 'car park' exactly as you had hoped.

- Flawlessly, it sounded from the chief engineer in the american space agency, Rob Manning, when he commented on the landing above for the Associated Press.

Nasa project manager Tom Hoffman points to the first photo, as the spacecraft has sent back from the red planet. Photo: AP

How landed Insight on Mars (Video: AP/Nasa)

Previously there was gone some nerve-wracking minutes, in which the three-legged spacecraft landed on Mars after being slowed by a parachute and braking motors.

the Vessel hit the thin atmosphere around Mars with the preference poll 19,800 kilometres per hour and slowing down to only eight kilometers per hour in about seven minutes.

It is a risky maneuver, and the fear was that the spacecraft could burn up in the atmosphere.

See the complexity of the landing in the video at the top of the article

the Landing took place at 20.54 utc, but the news came to the Ground with more than eight minutes late because of the 160 million kilometers of long distance.

It was Nasa's eighth successful landing on Mars since 1976 – and the first in six years. Nasa-vehicle Curiosity, which arrived in 2012, rolls are still around on the red planet.

Nasa's engineers are rejoicing over the successful landing on Mars. Photo: AP

the Insight mission will, among other things unravel, why rocky planets like Earth, Mars, Mercury and Venus are shaped as they are.

in Addition to a brought probe dig himself three to five meters down below the surface and away measure the planet's heat.

A second instrument will help scientists on Earth to keep an eye on the spacecraft's precise location, while Mars rotates.

Insight will, in contrast to the past Mars missions, to be in the same place in the two years the mission is expected to last.

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