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Entry Descent and Landing Instrument (EDL)

NSSDCA ID: 2018-042A-07

Mission Name: InSight


The Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) of Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) instrument records the aerodynamic accelerations and rotation rates of the InSight lander along its atmospheric entry trajectory.

Alternate Names

  • EDL
  • Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)
  • Insight/EntryDescentandLandingInstrument(EDL)
  • urn:nasa:pds:context:instrument:edl.insight


  • Planetary Science: Atmospheres

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams



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