The Seven Coolest Historical Sounds from NASA's Soundcloud
NASA recently uploaded all of their historic sounds to their Soundcloud, and it's a goldmine for everything from the first Apollo mission launch to the recorded sounds of interstellar space. Here are our picks for the most awe-inspiring sounds on NASA's playlist:
JFK rallies the troops, Apollo 11 launch
"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard."
The "beep heard round the world" confirmed that Sputnik, the first ever artificial Earth satellite, had successfully deployed to space.
Interstellar Plasma Sounds from Voyager
Listen to the eerie recordings from NASA's Voyager 1, which was the first artificial object to reach the interstellar medium in August 2012. It will be studying the plasma until 2025.
Sally Ride goes to Disneyland
Less than ten minutes after she made it into orbit, astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was asked how her launch went. She said, "Ever been to Disneyland? That was definitely an E ticket!"
Ill-fated Columbia celebrates first mission
The Columbia Space Shuttle was the first spacecraft to successfully complete a flight in NASA's Space Shuttle program in April 1981. It completed 27 missions before tragically disintegrating on re-entry at the end of its 28th mission in 2003.
Earth says "Hi" to Juno
Thousands of people made a synchronized effort to send HI in Morse code to Juno, a spacecraft that did a fly-by past Earth on its way to Jupiter.
Light Curve Waves to Sound
A sound wave conversion of the light waves created by stars.