China releases first sounds of Zhurong’s Mars mission

Audio of the rover’s descent to Mars captured by its attached climate station.

A machine with wings and a satellite. It is black. There is red soil in the background. this is not an image of the time when the sound recording sent back by zhurong was taken
This photo is the first color view of Mars from China’s Zhurong rover, looking toward its rear, from its landing spot on a plain in Utopia Planitia following a May 14, 2021 landing. This image was released May 19. (Image credit: China National Space Administration)