• Listen to the soothing sounds of Martian wind collected by NASA's InSight lander

    5 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The InSight Mars lander accomplished a perfect landing last week on the Elysium Planitia region of the planet, where it is hard at work preparing to drill into the surface. But one “unplanned treat” is a recording of the wind rolling across the Martian plains - which you can listen to right here.
    Technically the lander isn't rigged to detect sound, at least in the way you'd do it if you were deliberately trying to record it. But the robotic platform's air pressure sensor and seismometer are both capable of detecting the minute variations as the wind rolls over it. The air pressure sensor...
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  • InSight lander 'hears' Martian winds

    5 days ago - By Phys.org

    NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. A media teleconference about these sounds will be held today at 12:30 p.m. EST .
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  • NASA shares first ever recording of Mars wind courtesy of InSight

    NASA shares first ever recording of Mars wind courtesy of InSight

    5 days ago - By SlashGear

    Humanity has been provided with a recording of winds on Mars for the first time ever thanks to NASA's newly deployed InSight rover. The vehicle arrived on Mars in November, successfully landing after months of travel to the Red Planet. NASA shared two copies of the wind recording, one as it was captured and another adjusted for playback on phones...
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  • NASA InSight hears 'haunting low rumble' on Mars - CNET

    5 days ago - By CNET

    The InSight lander is listening to Mars winds and sending back the "sounds" of the Red Planet.
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