What Do You Listen to on Orbit? Astronauts Take iPods

It's the ultimate high, orbiting 210 miles above the Earth in the space shuttle watching the planet whip by at 17,500 mph and listening to your favorite music. Every astronaut on the space shuttle Endeavour has an iPod. NASA certified the MP3 players for flight about a year ago. Astronauts used to carry CD players, but iPods are better because they are smaller and weigh less. Two years ago, when astronaut Andy Thomas flew on STS-114, he carried a CD player with 20 CDs to get all his...Full Story
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