Sounds of Mars: Ingenuity Essay Excerpt

December 10, 2020
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Alabama student Vaneeza Rupani reads from her essay, which inspired NASA to name the Mars Helicopter Ingenuity.

This audio clip has been adjusted to simulate what it might sound like in the atmosphere of Mars. Scientists on the Perseverance rover team took into account the three key variables of atmospheric temperature, density and chemistry to generate this Mars version.