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Jason Achilles, a musician who partnered with NASA’s JPL to help put one of the first microphones on Mars, shares his journey and the joy of listening to the sounds of the red planet.
Seven Planetary Society experts and enthusiasts celebrate 2021’s many space science and exploration milestones.
SuperCam principal investigator Roger Wiens shares how his new and improved laser-based spectrometer will help look for past life in Jezero Crater, while its microphone lets us listen to the Red Planet.
OK Go has gone where no band has gone before to make a music video. Mat talks with Damian Kulash and Tim Nordwind about the hazards, thrill and promise of making art in free fall.
What would you sound like on Mars? Berkeley researcher Greg Delory and the Planetary Society have developed the Mars Microphone, so that we can find out.