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What Really Happened When Apollo 10 Heard Music in Space?

The crew of Apollo 10 did hear outer spacey music on the farside of the Moon, but it wasn't really all that mysterious.

One hundred and two hours and 12 minutes after leaving the Earth, the crew of Apollo 10 was on the far side of the Moon. The two spacecraft -- the command-service module and the lunar module -- were traveling separately, and as they plowed ahead with their flight plan and had a bit of a snack, all three men heard some "spacey music" coming in over their headsets.

For more on this story, including the transcript of when the crew heard the weird sounds, check out my latest blog post over on Vintage Space at Popular Science.

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