Listen to the Historic Sounds of Space Travel on NASA's SoundCloud

By Jamie Condliffe on at

In space, perhaps nobody can hear your scream. That doesn't mean that stellar travel is a silent pursuit, though: NASA has started compiling mountains of historic space-related audio clips for us all to listen to. And there are some belters.

There's Sputnik's little beep; Apollo 8's charming Christmas greeting; the Space Shuttle launch countdown; and, of course, Neil Armstrong's "One Small Step". There's even an entire album dedicated to Rocket Engine Sounds. For real. Maybe some kind of mash-up is required?

[SoundCloud via CreateDigitalMusic via Engadget]

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