After capturing the first ever colored photo of the planet Mars, NASA has now recorded the first ever audio clip on Mars. But there's a catch the sound captured do not belongs to Mars or any of the Martian entities but of the blades of the Mars Ingenuity helicopter under NASA's Mars Exploration Program called 'Perseverance rover'.

According to the NASA, this is for the first time, a spacecraft on another planet has recorded the sounds of a separate spacecraft. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover used its SuperCam microphone to listen to the Ingenuity helicopter on April 30, 2021

The Perseverance rover recorded Ingenuity’s fourth flight on Mars, capturing video – as well as audio – for the very first time, making history as a spacecraft on another planet recorded sounds from another spacecraft nearby,” NASA revealed via Twitter





Spinning at 2,537 rotations per minute, the Ingenuity helicopter's blades make a whirring noise as the Perseverance records video and audio from 262 feet away. To make it easier to hear, NASA tweaked the file to isolate the 84-hertz frequency sound clip.

The Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, is NASA's technology demonstration to test powered, controlled flight on another world for the first time.

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