SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 96

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 Celebrations Nostalgia 2018 November Midterm elections in US on November 6th On November 6 th , Americans started voting in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump's presidency, with control of Congress at stake . Midtermelection: Shealah Craighead [Public domain] InSight lands on Mars on 26 November 2018 On 26 November 2018, the NASA robotic lander, InSight (The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) designed to study the deep interior of the planet Mar, landed in Elysium Planitia region of the Red Planet. It was launched on May 5 th . Its mission is to conduct radio science experiments in order to understand the internal structure and rotation of the planet. 96 | P a g e