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Listen To Space ‘Music’ From Far Side Of Moon

February 23, 2016

This is what makes blogging so appealing to me.  Posting about matters that interest me, or in this case, intrigues me.

Boy, that sure is weird music.” 

“We’re going to have to find out about that. Nobody will believe us.” 

“Yes. It’s a whistling, you know, like an outer-space-type thing.”

In 1969, the Apollo 10 astronauts orbited the moon as a test-run for the Apollo 11 moon landing two months later. While they flew around the far side of the moon—which put them out of radio contact with Earth for roughly an hour—they heard some strange sounds that they could not immediately identify.

The entire transcript of their conversation was initially classified by NASA and only released from NASA’s archives in 2008, but the actual recording of the noise was kept under wraps—until now. 

NASA released the audio as part of the Science channel’s series, NASA’s Unexplained Files.

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