Man and woman standing next to MarCo cubesat.
Source: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Published: May 5, 2018

Andy Klesh, MarCO chief engineer, NASA JPL, left, and Annie Marinan, MarCO Systems Engineer, NASA JPL discuss NASA's Mars Cube One (MarCO) technology demonstration mission during a prelaunch media briefing, Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

MarCO, which is a separate mission launched on the same rocket as NASA’s InSight mission to Mars, will test new miniaturized deep space communication equipment.

MarCo and Insight began their journey to Mars on May 5, 2018.

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