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InSight lander captures first ever sounds of Martian winds

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Jeff Tyson

NASA’s InSight lander has recorded the sound of wind on Mars for the first time, according to the space agency.


Don Banfield

Senior research associate

Don Banfield is a research scientist at Cornell University and science lead for InSight’s Auxiliary Payload Sensor Subsystem, which includes the air pressure sensor that recorded the wind’s air vibrations. Banfield spoke at a NASA teleconference Friday and is available for interviews.


Cornell University has television, ISDN and dedicated Skype/Google+ Hangout studios available for media interviews.