Studying Mars – level 2
NASA sent a probe to Mars that travelled 480-million-kilometres over six months. Before landing, it had to slow down from its speed of 19,000 kilometres per hour. After it landed, it sent people at NASA a selfie.
The probe will be the first one to drill below the surface of the red planet. It will put sensors five metres below the ground to measure the planet’s internal heat, and a seismometer will listen for any “marsquakes”.
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