Bach Goes Interstellar: Classical Music on NASA’s Golden Record, 40 Years Later | Nashville Public Radio

Even though Johann Sebastian Bach died centuries before rocket launches and space exploration began, he has still managed to travel farther from earth than any astronaut. Or, at least his music has.

40 years ago, NASA launched Voyager 1 and 2, spacecraft meant to explore the outer reaches of our solar system and beyond. Launched September 5th, 1977, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to cross into interstellar space in 2012. It is now nearly 13 billion miles from Earth.

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How the iPhone 7 can make incredible space photography | Saudi Gazette

Sighting the moon has been a long standing tradition across the Arab world where people await with great anticipation the announcement of the new moon to celebrate Eid Al Fitr. To mark this occasion, Apple just revealed its new ‘Shot on iPhone’ campaign that captures the magic of Eid with a collection of incredible moon photos shot on iPhone 7.

Over the course of a month, five amateur photographers took on the mission to shoot the moon across its different lunar stages using only their iPhone and a simple telescope.

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