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Marsquake: NASA only discovered the first marsquake at Red Planet

For the first time since its inception, NASA's InSight landlords have discovered what scientists believe to be a marshal, NASA announced Tuesday. Spacecraft has been on the surface of Mars since November as part of an ongoing mission to listen to shaking on the red planet. The probe's seismometer (SEIS) has been active since December, but only registered the first earthquake on April 6 on the 128th March (or sun) of the mission, according to a press release from the French space agency CNES, which built the unit. It was a small shake – it had not even been recorded on earth – but an important step for the country's overall mission. "We've been waiting for months for our first marching," said Philippe Lognonné, SEIS team leader at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) in France. "It is so exciting to finally prove that Mars is still seismically active. We look forward to sharing detailed results when we have studied it more and modeled our data." Mars, I hear you. I have discovered some silent but clear shakes on #Mars . The weak buttocks seem to have come from inside the planet and are still being studied by my team. Take a listening.👂https: //t.co/GxR1 xdRx1F pic.twitter.com/Z8Hn03jigO – NASA InSight (@NASAInSight) April 23, 2019 While the small earthquake could have been caused by wind or other external forces, The InSight team is "safe" it came from Mars itself. However, the quake was too small to provide data on…

For the first time since its inception, NASA’s InSight landlords have discovered what scientists believe to be a marshal, NASA announced Tuesday. Spacecraft has been on the surface of Mars since November as part of an ongoing mission to listen to shaking on the red planet.

The probe’s seismometer (SEIS) has been active since December, but only registered the first earthquake on April 6 on the 128th March (or sun) of the mission, according to a press release from the French space agency CNES, which built the unit. It was a small shake – it had not even been recorded on earth – but an important step for the country’s overall mission.

“We’ve been waiting for months for our first marching,” said Philippe Lognonné, SEIS team leader at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) in France. “It is so exciting to finally prove that Mars is still seismically active. We look forward to sharing detailed results when we have studied it more and modeled our data.”

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While the small earthquake could have been caused by wind or other external forces, The InSight team is “safe” it came from Mars itself. However, the quake was too small to provide data on martian decor, one of InSight’s main purposes. The seismometer has measured three other activity signals since the first, but they have all been much weaker than the first ones.

The march is comparable to seismic activity measured on the moon during the Apollo mission, between 1969 and 1977. During that time, the astronauts measured thousands of swords.

“InSight’s first readings continue the science that began with the Apollo mission,” says InSight Chief Scientist Bruce Banerdt of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “We have gathered background noise up to now, but this event officially kicks up a new field: Martian’s seismology.”

Unlike the Earth, Mars and the moon lacks tectonic plates, so their shakes are caused by faults or fractures, in the crusts. Fortunately, the Mars surface is much quieter than the earth, which is how the seismometer could fetch so weak moles.

In a recording released by NASA, three different sounds can be heard: The windshield, the supposed earthquake, and the robot’s arm of arm move to take pictures. Since the actual vibrations would be undetectable to the human ear, the sound recording has been increased by a factor of 60.


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