'It's overwhelming, if you will.'
.NASA's recently-landed Perservance rover is the first rover to record sound on Mars, and the space agency released the car-sized robot's first recordings on Monday.It's also the first time Martian sound has been recorded with a real microphone (NASA's
using a weather-monitoring instrument). To hear these new rover recordings, NASA recommendsusing headphones.At about six seconds into the short clip, you hear a wind gust on Mars, recorded on Feb. 20, 2021."We have recorded sounds from the surface of Mars," David Gruel, the mission's Entry, Descent, and Landing Camera Suite Lead, said at a press conference on Monday.
Listen below via SoundCloud.here's the 20-second clip from NASA's website.If you click on"Download Audio" you can also see the option to hear an unfiltered version of the recording, with the hum of the rover still in the background. Read more: Mashable »
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