NASA’s InSight lander records first-ever ‘Mars quake’

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According to a statement from the government space agency, the lander recorded the signal on Martian soil on April 6, InSight’s 128th day on Mars. It is also the first recorded trembling “that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind.”

NASA added that scientists are still looking at the data to determine exactly what caused the signal.

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NASA’s InSight Detects First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander’s Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument, was recorded on April 6, the lander’s 128th Martian day, or sol. This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind. Scientists still are examining the data to determine the exact cause of the signal.

“InSight’s first readings carry on the science that began with NASA’s Apollo missions,” said InSight Principal Investigator Bruce Banerdt of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. “We’ve been collecting background noise up until now, but this first event officially kicks off a new field: Martian seismology!”

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First ‘marsquake’ detected by NASA lander InSight

An artist’s impression of NASA’s InSight lander on Mars. The space agency has announced that the lander has probably detected a tremor within the red planet’the first “marsquake” ever recorded.

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NASA’s InSight Mars lander has recorded its first ‘marsquake,’ making waves among Earthling seismologists tens of millions of miles away and kicking off a new era in our study of the red planet.

The faint signal, which came on April 6, is the first tremble that scientists believe comes from the Martian interior, rather than from surface forces, such as wind. But researchers are still studying the data to pin down the quake’s precise source.


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Date: 2019-04-23T19:59:51-0400
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First marsquake detected by NASA’s InSight mission

The detection is a milestone for the $816 million lander, kicking off a new field of ‘martian seismology,’ added Bruce Banerdt, InSight’s principal investigator and a geophysicist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, in a news release. It proves Mars is seismologically active, and marks NASA’s return to planetary seismology after more than 4 decades. The mission is intended to peer through the planet’s rust-colored shell, gauging the thickness and composition of its crust, mantle, and core. But while on Earth, the lander was plagued by delay and cost overruns; since landing on Mars in a sand-filled hollow, the lander’s second instrument, a heat probe, got stuck soon after it began to burrow’into the surface.

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Date: 2019-04-23T13:09:19-04:00
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Marsquake: NASA just detected first marsquake on the Red Planet

For the first time since its mission began, NASA’s InSight lander has detected what scientists believe to be a marsquake, NASA announced Tuesday. The spacecraft has been on the surface of Mars since November as part of an ongoing mission to listen for quakes on the red planet.’

“We’ve been waiting months for our first marsquake,” said Philippe Lognonn’, SEIS team lead at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) in France. “It’s so exciting to finally have proof that Mars is still seismically active. We’re looking forward to sharing detailed results once we’ve studied it more and modelled our data.”


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NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Just Recorded Its First Ever Marsquake

In a video uploaded to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, NASA’s InSight lander showed off a recording of ‘faint rumbles’ that ‘appear to have come from the inside of the planet’ ‘ in other words,’likely the first marsquake it’s ever detected.

Mars, I hear you. I’ve detected some quiet but distinct shaking on #Mars. The faint rumbles appear to have come from the inside of the planet, and are still being studied by my team. Take a listen.’https://t.co/GxR1xdRx1F pic.twitter.com/Z8Hn03jigO


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