The sound of Philae hammering

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 sound bite captures stroke number 129, as recorded by MUPUS housekeeping data. (Listen via Soundcloud, here).

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


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