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Ride the Solid Rocket Booster (With Headphones)

In this staggering eight-minute video, you take a guided ride on the Solid Rocket Booster alongside the Space Shuttle. The video is interesting but the sound is astonishing — put on your headphones, watch this, and read the YouTube annotations as they pop up (it may help to make the video fullscreen so they’re [...]

NASA Releases Free Historical Ringtones

Want your phone to say “Houston, we have a problem” when your cousin calls? Now you can! (Sort of.) NASA has released a collection of historical sounds as ringtones (both MP3 and the iPhone’s M4R format). And, for the record, it’s “Houston, we’ve had a problem” — not quite as catchy. [...]