NASA Releases Free Ringtone Sound Bites From Historic Spaceflights and Current Missions
NASA has released a bunch of sound files of historic sound bites, for use as ringtones for phones that need to be a little more historical. The site categorizes the batch of ringtones in four categories: Shuttle and Station, Apollo and Mercury, Current Missions, and Beeps and Bytes. One guess as to which section contains the largest amount of ringtones that work best as phone alerts.
The collection seems pretty robust, containing the obvious sound bites, such as Apollo 11’s “We have lift-off” and “That’s one small step for man,” to more obscure stuff, like Sputnik’s beep noise and Saturn radio emissions. NASA offers the ringtones in both an MP3 format and iPhone’s M4R format, so everyone will be able to have their phone call them “Houston” and proceed to tell them we have a problem whenever the ex calls. Head on over to NASA’s site to begin loading up your phone with history. Space history.
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