The two CubeSats will separate from the Atlas V booster after launch and travel along their own trajectories to the Red Planet.
The "Wall-E" CubeSat took a "pale blue dot image" of Earth and the moon from more than 600 thousand miles away.
Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, said, "Exploring the Red Planet with NASA's Mars Helicopter exemplifies a successful marriage of science and technology innovation and is a unique opportunity to advance Mars exploration for the future".
As a bonus, it captured Earth and its moon as tiny specks floating in space.
"MarCO-A and B are our first and second interplanetary CubeSats created to monitor InSight for a short period around landing, if the MarCO pair makes it to Mars", said Jim Green, director of NASA's planetary science division at the agency's headquarters in Washington. The instrument is of critical importance for transmitting data concerning the mission back to Earth. "CubeSats have never gone this far into space before, so it's a big milestone". 'Both our CubeSats are healthy and functioning properly. "We're looking forward to seeing them travel even farther". The image, which shows both the CubeSat's unfolded high-gain antenna at right and the Earth and its moon in the center, was acquired by MarCO-B, nicknamed "Wall-E", on May 9. That job will fall to NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The tiny satellites will follow the InSight Lander to Mars, as Nasa wants to see if the small satellites can relay information back to Earth.
MarCO-A and MarCO-B - were launched on May 5 along with the InSight lander, a spacecraft that will touch down on Mars and study the planet's deep interior for the first time.
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It was also rumored that Black Ops IIII would bring about a new mode for Call of Duty in a Battle Royale portion to the game. As you can see, the three characters are wearing exo-suits which is an indication that the game will be set in the future.
Each unit, or U, is 10cm x 10cm x 10cm (4 in x 4 in x 4 in) and the cubes can be pieced together to create larger structures. However, now they are sitting as an important part of vast commercial missions.
CubeSats are spacecrafts made from small components that are typically used for research purposes and tend to stay in low-Earth orbit.
"NASA has a proud history of firsts", said NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. However, he said that by taking it, humans would be able to see just how little we are in the grand scale of the universe. The Voyage 1 took the image when it was at a distance of 3.7 billion miles from the Earth.
It's sibling, Voyager 2, is now 11 billion miles from Earth, travelling south towards the interstellar region.
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OPEC and its allies are cutting production by about 1.8 million barrels per day, nearly 2% of world supply, until the end of 2018. The API reported Tuesday that United States crude supplies rose by almost 4.9 million barrels for the week ended May 11.
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It is unclear when the ECJ's jurisdiction over the UK's environmental concerns will end following Brexit. The four countries now have two months to reply before further infringement action will be taken.
CWM LLC acquired a new position in shares of Acacia Communications in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $3,599,000. The technology company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.04.
Leaked drafts of their government "contract" include provision for a "conciliation committee" to settle expected disagreements. They also taunted Brussels by warning that if European Union capitals were concerned, " then we're doing something right ".
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Miller crashed into a pole, which caused it to fall over, and fled the scene on foot with two other individuals. Mac Miller is now in jail on a $15,000 bond after allegedly crashing his auto while while under the influence.
Engineers are said to have inspected the plane for damage before its departure, delaying the flight by as much as an hour. Jetstar confirmed that several crew members had been injured and said two flights were delayed by the incident.
One of the BJP MLAs had said Yeddyurappa will take oath as chief minister on Thursday, much before it was confirmed officially. He argued that the matter should not have been heard at this hour and it was "absolutely wrong" to do so.
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Bumble Bee CEO Charged With Fixing Canned Tuna Prices
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Google Wi-Fi Can Now Test Speeds On Individual Devices
According to Google, in the past month, they "saw an average of 18 connected devices on each Google Wifi network, globally". The company says the functionality will be available to Google WiFi users around the world in the coming weeks.
Irrfan Khan makes his Twitter comeback
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