Sounds from NASA

We all know there is no sound in space.  With no elastic medium to propagate the wave, space remains forever silent, despite all the sound sources distributed throughout the universe.

NASA is making the “historic audio record of the history of Human Spaceflight at NASA” available online at its NASA Audio Collection.  There is a nice article on the people and process behind the project at Mix Magazine.

As long as we’re geeking out on sounds from space (you already heard the Intro, right?), the audio post-production team at Skywalker Sound helped create this exquisite, purely natural piece.  Seat belt on.  Sound on.  3, 2, 1, …