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NASA's stellar SoundCloud lets you hear the hypnotic beats and beeps of space exploration

NASA's stellar SoundCloud lets you hear the hypnotic beats and beeps of space exploration

NASA has a fantastic new SoundCloud page that collects decades of audio from past and present missions into outer space. The collection includes everything from a clip of Apollo 13's infamous "Houston, we have a problem," transmission, to the lonely pings of unmanned craft spinning through space.

Here's a standout selection of haunting sounds from around the solar system:

Check out the entire collection here.