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The sound of Philae hammering

The sound of Philae hammering


Date: 11 November 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
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Philae's SESAME-CASSE instrument 'listened' to the lander's MUPUS instrument hammer the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 14 November 2014.

This first sound bite captures stroke number 129, as recorded by MUPUS housekeeping data. Listen via SoundCloud, here.

This second sound bite captures the sound of two hammer strokes, with the time between the charge time of the hammer mechanism. Listen via SoundCloud, here.

For more information, see the blog post: The sound of Philae conducting science

Credit
Image: ESA/ATG medialab
Sound bites: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/SESAME/DLR (CC BY-SA IGO 3.0)

Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Oct-2020 17:33 UT

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