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InSight press conference

InSight press conference

Publication date: 03/05/2018

Events, Observatories, Press

Related observatories : InSight Observatory

Two days before the launch of the InSight mission, NASA organised a major press conference at the Vandenberg military base. Scientists and managers from NASA, JPL, CNES, IPGP and the other partners presented the various aspects of the mission and answered questions from the media.

Philippe Lognonné, a geophysicist in the IPGP’s Planetology and Space Sciences team and scientific manager of the SEIS instrument, gave a presentation of this seismometer, the heart of which is made up of ultra-sensitive sensors capable of withstanding the extreme conditions of a mission to Mars.

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