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News of the "sound of the wind" on Mars is all over the internet today. If you read the fine print, it's really better described as rapid cadence barometric pressure measurements then sped up by a substantial amount (I think it's of order 10x to 100x) or seismometer data reflecting the interaction of the wind with InSight inducing ground vibrations (sped up as well).

What is InSight's actual maximum sample rate for barometric pressure and seismic accelerometers, and what do their "frequency response" plots look like?

NASA's SoundCloud page InSight Lander Sounds of Mars has both kinds of recordings, but doesn't list many technical data about the digitization or speed-up factors.

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