A photo provided by NASA and JPL-Caltech shows the area in front of the InSight Mars lander on Monday, May 16, 2022. The stationary robotic probe on Mars has been steadily growing weaker as dust accumulates on its solar panels. NASA/JPL-Caltech via The New York Times

NASA’s Marsquake mission is nearing its end

The InSight spacecraft, which carries a seismometre and studies the red planet’s insides, is expected to cease functioning by the end of the year