The gave the Polar Lander a microphone
To finally let us hear the Sounds of Mars:
The chill northern winds moaning;
The probe’s own machinery groaning and clicking,
That kind of thing.
But the only sound it heard
Was a “Wheeeeee….!” and a “WHUMPF”
As it hit the ground
Like Wil E Coyote.
© Stuart Atkinson 2018