Mars colonists will have to dress warmly, because in the day on the surface of the planet has been the winter weather, and at night the temperature drops to a critical level. This became known thanks to the InSight probe, which sat on the Red planet in 2018 to study its internal structure. To obtain the most clean results researchers it is important to monitor the weather, so the device is equipped with sensors of temperature, wind speed and pressure. Using the data collected by them, NASA launched a special website where you can at any time learn about the weather on Mars.
Weather data need researchers to artificially eliminating noise that arise in the temperature measurements and the blows of the wind. Without this process, the data of the seismic equipment would have been not faithful enough, and researchers interested in the most accurate information. To keep distortion to a minimum, in early February, InSight even covered their equipment with a protective dome.
Temperature sensors and wind TWINS located on the top of the machine. The information collected is now published on a special website NASA with the latest information about the weather condition on Mars. Thanks to him, we already know that on February 17 at the surface of the planet was pretty nasty weather — the temperature did not exceed -17 degrees Celsius, and winds of up to 37 meters per second.
Did you know that I’m sending to Earth daily summary of the weather on Mars? In recent time, the maximum temperatures are sub-zero. And night… Well, let’s just say that I am glad that you brought a blanket. BRR!
NASA, on behalf of the Mars probe InSight
In addition, the staff monitors the weather, he also drills 5-foot hole on the surface of the planet. It is necessary to study heat flow inside Mars.
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