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Solar System Exploration News

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Shrinking Moon May Be Generating Moonquakes

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:00am
The Moon is shrinking as its interior cools, causing the brittle surface crust to break as the Moon shrinks, forming faults where one section of crust is pushed up over a neighboring part. A new analysis gives the first evidence that these faults are still active and likely producing moonquakes today.
Categories: Astronomy, NASA

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures Audio of First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 2:37pm
NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.”
Categories: Astronomy, NASA