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InSight: HP3 and RAD (Heat Flow and Physical Properties Probe and Radiometer)

July 1, 2020. InSight Release 5 contains RAD raw, calibrated and derived data from January 1 through March 31, 2020. See the  Release Notes for details. HP3 data will be available in a later release.

The HP3 (Heat Flow and Physical Properties Probe) drills down into the surface of Mars, pulling with it a cable dotted with temperature sensors to record the flow of heat under the ground. The RAD (Radiometer) records the surface temperature and thermal properties to support analysis of the HP3 data.

RAD and HP3 Release Notes

RAD and HP3 Release Notes contain information about the archive and errata, if any. They are updated with each release.

RAD Archive Bundle

Introduction to the RAD Archive Bundle (readme.txt)
RAD Bundle Root Directory
RAD Raw Data Collection
RAD Calibrated Data Collection
RAD Derived Data Collection

HP3 Archive Bundle (to be released later)

Introduction to the HP3 Archive Bundle (readme.txt)
HP3 Bundle Root Directory
HP3 Raw Temperature Data Collection
HP3 Calibrated Temperature Data Collection
HP3 Raw Static Tilt and Tether Length Monitor Data Collection
HP3 Calibrated Static Tilt Data Collection

HP3 / RAD Document Collection in the InSight Document Bundle

Introduction to the InSight Document Bundle (readme.txt)
HP3 / RAD Document Collection


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