Another first from Mars: Perseverance’s cruising voice shared


In the post on Perseverance’s Twitter account, “Do you hear? This is the sound of my crossing over the rocks of Mars. It is the first time we caught the voices while cruising on Mars.” expression was used.

The 16-minute original and 90-second cropped version of the sound recording was featured on NASA’s website.

“Many people don’t realize that the wheels are metal when they see the photos. There’s a lot of noise when driving on rocks with these wheels,” said Vandi Verma, a senior engineer at NASA. he spoke.

“If I heard these voices in my car, I would call a hammer”

Dave Gruel, an engineer responsible for NASA’s camera and microphone systems, says, “If I could hear these sounds while driving my car, I would pull my car over and call a tow truck. But it makes a lot of sense when you think about what the sound is and where it was recorded.” said.

Perseverance sent the first audio recording of laser pulses over Mars on March 10.

NASA’s reconnaissance vehicle, which set out in July 2020, landed on the Red Planet on February 19, 2021.

(TRT News)