NextGov reports that NASA has launched a new feature on its website – space ringtones. NASA fans can now download the sound of a space shuttle taking off, Neil Armstrong’s famous line, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” or “Houston we’ve had a problem.” NextGov reports:
“NASA has been making historic sounds for over 50 years,” Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., said in a statement. “Now we’re making some of these memorable sounds easy to find and use.”
This is just another fun way NASA is encouraging people to engage. I wonder how people are setting up the ring tones. Since my Great Uncle worked for NASA during the Apollo missions, I feel obligated to set his ringtone to “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Is anyone going to download the ringtones? Who are using for each tone?
Too cool – thanks! I’ve sent it to everyone I know, and oddly enough, they all seem to have plans for “Houston, we’ve got a problem.”