What does Mars sound like? Here's the first recording in human history

NASA's Perseverance rover recorded a wind gust on Mars with its onboard microphone, sending the recording back for humanity's fist time hearing the wind on Mars.

Video Transcript

[MECHANICAL WHIRRING]

[WIND BLOWING]

DAVID GRUEL: So that gentle whirl that happens in the background, that is a noise made by the Rover. But yes, what you did hear 10 seconds in was an actual wind gust on the surface of Mars picked up by the microphone and sent back to us here on Earth.

[WIND BLOWING]