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NASA releases Apollo 10 "space music"

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 00:19

NASA audio reveals Apollo 10 astronauts jazzed up over ''outer space type music.''

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION STORY: NASA audio from the 1969 Apollo 10 mission around the moon is making the rounds on the Internet, revealing conversations astronauts had after hearing what they called "outer spacey-type music." While "confidential" in 1969 at the height of U.S. space competition with the Soviet Union, NASA said the audio has been publicly available since the early 1970's. In the audio clip, Apollo 10 crew members Eugene Cernan and John Young are heard discussing the sounds while they were circling the far side of the moon. "Did you hear that, that whistling sound?" Young exclaims. "Woooo, yeah, it sounds like outer space type music," Cernan replies. The noise has been explained as interference between the module and the mission command center's radios.

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NASA releases Apollo 10 "space music"

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 00:19