NASA’s Mars probe hears the sound of meteors falling on the Red Planet

The Mars Insight probe detected seismic and sonic waves that originated when four space rocks smashed into the surface of the Red Planet.

insightThe seismometer felt vibrations from the impacts in 2020 and 2021, marking the first discoveries of meteorites to strike the planet since the probe began collecting data after its landing in 2018. 290 km) from the InSight site in the Elysium Planitia region of Marsa broad plain that extends across the Martian equator.


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