Sounds of Mars: One small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind

December 10, 2020
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Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong gives his classic confirmation of the first footsteps on the moon.

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.