Here's how the wind plays on Mars: listen to the incredible recording made by NASA InSight – La Opinión


NASA shares InSight's recording of the sound of the wind on Mars with the #SoundsodMars hashtag

Listen to how the Martian wind blows in the NASA InSight module. The spacecraft seismometer and the air pressure sensor captured vibrations of winds of 10-15 mph (16-24 km / h) when they blew in Elysium Planitia de Marte on 1 December 2018.

The seismometer readings are in the range of human hearing, but almost everyone is serious and difficult to hear in the loudspeakers of laptops and mobile devices.

We provide the original audio and an enhanced version in two octaves to make them audible on mobile devices. Playback is recommended in an audio system with subwoofer or headphones. The air pressure sensor readings were accelerated by a factor 100 times to make them audible. For complete uncompressed .wav files, visit

NASA's internal exploration probe using seismic surveys, geodesy and heat transport (InSight), landed on Mars only 10 days ago, he provided the first "sounds" of the Martian winds on the red planet.

The InSight sensors have captured a disturbing rumble caused by wind vibrations, which is estimated to blow between 10 and 15 mph (5 to 7 meters per second) on December 1, from the northwest to the southeast. The winds were consistent with the direction of the devil's dust strips in the landing area, which were observed from orbit.

"The capture of this audio was something unplanned"said Bruce Banerdt, principal investigator of InSight at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. "But one of the things we are dedicated to is measuring our movement on Mars, and of course this includes the movement caused by the sound waves."

With information from NASA


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