Spacecraft after a few days of landing on Mars InSight & # 39; s He succeeded in transmitting it to the World that had never been reached before: sound of wind On the surface of the "red planet".
Unpublished audio spread by NASA, the wind is from 5 to 7 meters per second from the northwest to the southeast. Saved and published on December 1Five days after the ship's arrival.
The sound is produced by one of the two highly reliable sensors, one of which is pressure and earthquakes, recording the vibrations on the base and arm of InSight. It is upgraded in two octaves to make the sound more reader and it is recommended to use a bass speaker to hear better.
Bruce Banerdt, a researcher at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for InSIght, said at a teleconference on NASA's official website:This sound recording was an unplanned gift. "
InSight has posted several images since its arrival in Mars.
Tom Pike, another scientist, said that "InSight acts like a giant ear."
InSight, from 993 million dollars On November 26, he arrived on Mars, then three and four times faster than a rifle shell, for 480,000 miles in 20,000 km / h for seven months.
Since 2012, there was a work on the red planet, after NASA's curious tool, there was currently only one active on the surface of the red planet.
What is InSight about Mars and what will it do?
The drill, which lasts about two years, explores the interior of Mars to reveal the mysteries of its formation, billions of years ago. Afterwards, a better understanding of the formation of Earth, which is the only rocky planet whose content is actually studied on.