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Mission Partners

The InSight mission is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., a division of the California Institute of Technology. JPL will also be responsible for science leadership, system engineering, navigation, mission operations and instrument development for the InSight lander's arm and camera.

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is responsible for spacecraft development, spacecraft assembly, integration and testing, launch operations and mission operations support.

The French space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) will manage, integrate and deliver the SEIS instrument. The Insitut de Physique du Globe (IPGP) will build the Very-Broad-Band (VBB) sensor assembly, Imperial College will build the Short Period (SP) sensors, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) will build the instrument electronics, the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Studies (MPS) will build the leveling system, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) will build the wind/thermal shield.

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) will build and deliver the HP3 instrument.

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