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August 2008 Extra

August 2008 Extra

In space nobody can hear you scream but that doesn't mean that it is totally quiet. In this show, Tim O'Brien helps our ears to explore the sounds of the cosmos [08:12-46:53] and Elaine Barrett tells us about her very special tour of NASA's Space Centre in Houston [48:03-1:10:13].

Apollo Era Control Centre (c) Elaine Barrett
Apollo Era Control Centre (c) Elaine Barrett

Space Shuttle cockpit (c) Elaine Barrett
Space Shuttle cockpit (c) Elaine Barrett

International Space Station Control Centre (c) Elaine Barrett
International Space Station Control Centre (c) Elaine Barrett

The big neutral buoyancy tank for astronaut training (c) Elaine Barrett
The big neutral buoyancy tank for astronaut training (c) Elaine Barrett

Astronaut mooning (c) Elaine Barrett
Astronaut mooning (c) Elaine Barrett

Elaine standing next to the vacuum chamber (c) Elaine Barrett
Elaine standing next to the vacuum chamber (c) Elaine Barrett

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The Sounds of Space

Tour of Space Centre Houston

Show Credits

Sounds of Space:Dr Tim O'Brien and Stuart Lowe
Sound Tour of NASA:Elaine Barrett
Presenters:Ian Morison and Stuart Lowe
Editors:Stuart Lowe
Segment Presenter:
Website:Stuart Lowe
Cover art:A small amount of the static on a TV set is due to the cosmic microwave background

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