From, NASA’s next-generation Perseverance rover has been delivering an A grade contents. We have heard the I heard it and look .
It has been fascinating.
Now NASA has given us another drop: a 16-minute sound clip of Perseverance, literally persevering, driving across the surface of Mars.
According to NASA, this is 16 minutes of raw unfiltered audio from Mars itself. You can hear the wheels rattle on the rocky surface, the squeal of the suspension, along with a strange scratching noise that NASA thinks could be “electromagnetic interference from one of the rover’s electronic boxes or interactions between the mobility system. of the rover and the Martian surface. “
Whatever it is, it just adds the haunting vibe. We have sent robots to a distant planet and these are noises from that planet. Wild.
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