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Martian rover sends back ‘overwhelming’ video, audio from the Red Planet – Science Magazine

Audio recording is the first ever to be taken on the surface of Mars

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By Catherine MatacicFeb. 22, 2021 , 5:10 PM
Just four martian days after touching down on the Red Planet, NASAs Perseverance rover has sent back its first video of its new home: a 1-minute arabesque of color and motion captured from four on-board cameras, as the car-size rover dangles from its rocket-propelled descent vehicle, a red-and-white parachute snaps into place, and the pitted surface of Mars comes slowly into view, dark canyons giving way to ripples of dust that look like giant, rust-colored…

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