The Roar and Crackle of Artemis 1

An array of four microphones ready for noise measurements for Artemis 1. Credit: Kent Gee

An array of four microphones ready for noise measurements. Credit: Kent Gee

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2023 – When the Artemis 1 mission was launched by NASA’s Space Launch System, SLS, in November, it became the world’s most powerful rocket, exceeding the thrust of the previous record holder, Saturn 5, by 13%. With liftoff came a loud roar heard miles away. In JASA Express Letters, published on behalf of the Acoustical Society of America by AIP Publishing, researchers from Brigham Young University and Rollins College in Florida reported…click to read more

From the Journal: JASA Express Letters
Article: Space launch system acoustics: Far-field noise measurements of the Artemis-I launch
DOI: 10.1121/10.0016878

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