NASA’s Perseverance Rover Microphone Captures Sounds from Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Rover

This set of sounds from the surface of #Mars? were recorded by the microphone on the side of #NASA?’s Perseverance Rover on February 20, 2021. In the first set, sounds from the rover itself dominate. In the second set, the sound was filtered to make sounds from Mars more audible. You can hear a little wind in the second set.

This is the first time a Mars rover has been equipped with a microphone. The images in this video were taken by #Perseverance?’s Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, on the same day as the microphone sounds, February 20, 2021.