Tag: sounds

I wrote a song with the first Mars sounds recorded by NASA’s Perseverance rover

After NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover landed on the Red Planet last week, Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate, asked the question: “Who’s going to compose the first piece of music with Mars sound?” So I did.  NASA has released a “firehose of data” from Perseverance’s landing, including videos, images and audio […]

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Listen to the Mars wind blow in these 1st sounds from the Perseverance rover

These sounds are truly otherworldly. NASA’s Perseverance rover recorded 60 seconds of Martian sound on Saturday (Feb. 20), just two days after its picture-perfect touchdown inside Jezero Crater. The newly released file, which features mechanical whirring from the rover and the rustle of a Red Planet breeze, is the first true audio ever captured on […]

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The sounds of Mars: NASA’s Perseverance rover will put ears on the Red Planet for the 1st time

We’re about to experience Mars in an entirely new way. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover will land on Thursday (Feb. 18), kicking off a pioneering surface mission that will hunt for signs of ancient life, collect and cache samples for future return to Earth, and demonstrate a Red Planet helicopter and other advanced exploration tech. Perseverance […]

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