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Offline GoForTLI

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #40 on: 07/31/2010 02:01 AM »
I have to nominate Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space for best album title, but since the band's floating was due to an entirely different form of chemical propulsion than the type we associate with rocket flight, it might not work for a shuttle video.  ;)
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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #41 on: 08/01/2010 01:57 AM »
One of my co-workers at KSC put together a retrospective of STS-26R back in the day.... He made the very wise choice to set the video to Pat Metheny's "Minuano (Six-Eight)"



I really should try to find that video and convert it to digital and upload it here someday...  I still have it on an ancient VHS tape somewhere....
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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #42 on: 08/01/2010 04:00 PM »
I didn't realize Muse made a space-themed video for their 2003 song, Sing for Absolution.  Like their 2009 Exogenesis, this one also deals with astronauts escaping from a doomed world.  Neat little Sci-Fi.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #43 on: 08/01/2010 04:27 PM »
Yeah, Sing for Absolution is a great video. Edited in a better quality version to youe post.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #44 on: 08/01/2010 05:28 PM »
Thanks, Chris. Much better quality. You really need that higher resolution @2:42-2:44 to fully discern the importance of the cryo module, and why it is shown at the very end.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #45 on: 08/05/2010 04:41 AM »
I'd like this one for the SRBs ;D

Rammstein "Feuer Frei!"



Wow!  8)

And all we have is rap music from pretend 'gangsters' talking about abusing their 'bi-ches' dominating our charts. We need to reconnect to our Anglo-Saxon roots.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #46 on: 08/05/2010 06:17 AM »
Some from my Space playlists:

We Are All Made of Stars, by Moby
Journey to the Center Of The Mind, by Amboy Dukes (Ted Nugent)
Tush, by ZZ Top
Padres Song, by Gary Hoey (short piece for thematic transitions or water braking on a rocket sled)

Several years ago, on a now-defunct site called "America's Range," the PI for the Mars Microprobe heat shield development posted a video of a Black Brandt flight test of a bevy of rentry forms, and used a driving rock track for the liftoff, then switched to an Enya-like background for the free fall and probe release on-board imagery. I've wanted to know what those songs were, as they were quite well matched to the events in the video.
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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #47 on: 08/09/2010 03:16 AM »
I'll second the Rammstein.   Haven't used one of their songs in a while  8)

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #48 on: 08/09/2010 07:29 AM »
If anyone has the opportunity to receive BBC (BAVARIAN Broadcasting Corp., BR, BR3, not British) watch out for Space Night - Space Cowboys.

This is orig. NASA footage with music from that time, mostly Rockīn Roll and Rock. Each part (Mercury, Gemini and Apollo) is approx. 1 hr. long and is almost cult in the german-speaking world. Other Space Night episodes are also about the Shuttle (Space Night - Earth Views) with Chill/Trance Music.

Itīs on TV every day starting at approx. 2 a.m. night, from time to time it can also be found as torrent or on the usenet.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #49 on: 08/09/2010 09:08 PM »
Maybe the best/worst space music ever.  Musically and lyrically powerful.  Horribly emotional.  "The Commander Thinks Aloud" by the Long Winters.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #50 on: 01/04/2011 08:21 PM »


I like this Space album a lot!  01011001

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayreon
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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #51 on: 01/04/2011 09:06 PM »
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EVA - 15/7/2006  4:36 PM

"Us and Them"
Pink Floyd

Here you go:

Can't say I listened to them before the Live Aid II concert, then got blown away by Comfortably Numb.

In the Pink Floyd vein, there's also 'Astronomy Domine' and 'Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun'. 

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #52 on: 01/04/2011 09:30 PM »
Space Walk, by Lemon Jelly

http://www.youtube.com/v/ch4vpSVhZBU?fs=1&hl=en_GB

Lyrics culled from a number of different missions, I believe.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #53 on: 02/03/2011 08:34 PM »


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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #54 on: 02/03/2011 08:43 PM »

Have to reach in the past, some distant, some not so distant:

My personal favorite:
"Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun"  Pink Floyd

Others that must be on the list:

"The Planets"  Holst

"Cygnus X-1"  Rush

"Countdown"  Rush

"High Rollers"  Crystal Method

check out this vid--nice job!

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #55 on: 02/03/2011 09:47 PM »
This guys music would fit. http://jeehun.com/home.html :) He was the composer for James Cameron's documentaries Expedition Bismarck and Aliens of the Deep.


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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #56 on: 02/03/2011 10:14 PM »
"From the Earth to the Moon" Main and End Titles

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #57 on: 04/14/2011 01:12 PM »
Akira Ifukube's music







The third one above would fit the shuttle, and the epic scale of the whole program.


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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #58 on: 04/16/2011 08:49 PM »
I remember a Horizon documentary on BBC2 on the evening before the STS-26 launch. Dave Hilmers played Pachelbel's Canon in D on piano whilst relating his experience of the loss of his friends on Challenger. It is one of my favourite pieces of classical music and was incredibly moving.

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Re: Best Space (Flight) music
« Reply #59 on: 04/17/2011 08:33 PM »
Theme from Starship Troopers
For the construction of ISS

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