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First Audio From Mars Released by NASA

NASA: Released The First Audio From Mars:

The United States space agency, NASA, released the first audio from Mars on February 22, 2021. It was a faint crackling recording of the wind that was captured by the Perseverance rover.

  • NASA has also released the first video of the landing of the rover.
  • The rover is on a mission to search if there is any sign of past life on the MARS (RED Planet).
  • The rover sent a high-definition video clip of about three minutes and 25 seconds.
  • Video shows the deployment of a red-and-white parachute having a 70.5-foot-wide canopy.
  • Video further reveals the heat shield is dropping away after protecting Perseverance while it was entering into the MARS’ atmosphere.
  • It also reveals that the rover touched-down the MARS surface in a cloud of dust in its Jezero Crater which lies to the north of MARS’ equator.
  • NASA had launched the Perseverance rover on July 30, 2020.
  • The mission landed on MARS on February 18, 2021. The prime mission is of just over two years however it will remain operational beyond that.
  • The Predecessor of the Perseverance, Curiosity, is still functioning that was launched eight years back on Mars.