First sounds recorded on surface of Mars beamed back to Earth by Nasa Insight probe

First sounds recorded on surface of Mars beamed back to Earth by Nasa Insight probe
 

The first sounds ever recorded on Mars have been beamed back to Earth.
The Nasa InSight lander captured a ‘haunting, low rumble caused by vibrations from the wind’.
These vibrations were detected by an ultra-sensitive seismometer developed in the UK and an air pressure sensor sitting on the lander’s deck.
Sue Horne, head of space exploration at the UK Space Agency, said: ‘This is brilliant news because it means we know the sensors have survived the rigours of landing on Mars and are meeting the requirements to achieve their science goals.
‘It is just amazing to hear the first ever sounds... read more

 
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