2021-02-23

NASA announces new video of Perseverance, invites you to listen to the “sounds” of Mars (photo)

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China News Service, February 23. According to US media reports, on the 22nd local time, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new video about the previous landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars and a 360-degree panorama Picture, and audio recording about the “Sound of Mars”.

NASA announces new video of Perseverance, invites you to listen to the “sounds” of Mars (photo)

NASA Jet Propulsion The director of the laboratory (JPL) Michael Watkins (Michael Watkins) said at a press conference, “This is the first time we have been able to truly capture an event like a spacecraft landing on Mars.” Watkins also said “We’ve watched it many, many times, and it’s really great.”

According to the video released by NASA, the camera on the rover showed for the first time the perspective of the rover landing on Mars. The video starts 230 seconds after the rover enters the Martian atmosphere. At a distance of 7 miles from the surface of Mars, the parachute begins to expand until the rover lands on the surface of Mars.

NASA announces new video of Perseverance, invites you to listen to the “sounds” of Mars (photo)(1)

The picture is released by NASA A 360-degree panoramic view of Mars Perseverance.

On the same day, NASA also released a 360-degree panoramic view of the “Perseverance” Mars rover, and the first audio record of “Mars Sound”, which collected mechanical noises from the rover and Mars The sound of the upper breeze.

The official account of the “Perseverance” Mars rover said on social media: “Since you have seen Mars, then listen to it. Put on your headphones and listen to the first captured by my microphone. Voices.”

NASA announces new video of Perseverance, invites you to listen to the “sounds” of Mars (photo)(2)

NASA The “Perseverance” rover successfully landed on Mars on the 18th. American media said that this is the most risky landing mission to Mars ever completed by NASA.

According to NASA’s official website, the main mission of the “Perseverance” rover is to use its 7-foot-long robotic arm to drill holes in the Martian underground in the next two years, looking for possible microbial fossils.