In space, perhaps nobody can hear your scream—but that doesn't mean that stellar travel is a silent pursuit. Now, NASA has started compiling mountains of historic space-related audio clips for us all to listen to. And there are some belters.

There's Sputnik's lit-tle beep; Apollo 8's charming Christmas greeting; the Space Shuttle launch countdown; and, of course, Neil Armstrong's "One Small Step." There's even an entire album dedicated to Rocket Engine Sounds. For real. Maybe some kind of mash-up is required? [SoundCloud via CreateDigitalMusic via Engadget]

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