The Sounds Of Mars: NASA Releases First-Ever Audio From Another Planet

The Sounds Of Mars: NASA Releases First-Ever Audio From Another Planet
NASA also released audio from its InSight lander , but those clips were captured as vibrations from a seismometer rather than microphones and were not technically sounds . Two other microphones sent to Mars had issues : The Mars Polar Lander mission failed and the mics on the Phoenix Lander never turned on.

The space agency said the sounds on Mars would be a little different because of the atmosphere, which would lead to a quieter, more muffled version of what youd hear on Earth as well as higher pitches fading or even disappearing.

Some sounds that were used to on Earth, like whistles, bells or bird songs, would almost be inaudible on Mars, the space agency said.

In addition, NASA released audio clips of what common Earth sounds would be like on Mars, which .Some do sound like muffled versions of Earth sounds. But others, like ocean waves, take on a more ominous tone.

Also on Monday, the space agency released high-quality footage of Perseverances entry into the Red Planet and landing on the surface:
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