"musical story of 4 schoolchildren on an imaginary
trip to outer space. Join them in song for an exciting
voyage through our solar system , and learn about
'The Planets', 'Teamwork', 'Recycling', and 'Jungle
In The Sky!'. During their fascinating journey, the
SpaceSongs Explorers discover various scientific facts
and make their celestial observations."
He’s the guardian robot programmed to
protect the sweetest astronaut on this (or any)
planet. But when she blasts off on a solo mission
of outerspace adventure, he left to wonder...what
A tomorrow-days lullaby about finding your place
in the universe, Space Cadet is a 132-page graphic
novel drawn entirely on etchboards. It is accompanied
by a "still picture score" of music composed and
recorded by Kid Koala. This charming story of an
adventurous space cadet and her guardian robot touches
on the relationship between technology and isolation,
and celebrates the idea of connectivity through
family and the cycles that build generations.
In celebration of the anniversary of Yuri
Gagarin's and humanity's first flight into space on
April 12, 1961, "Yuri's Night" parties began
to be held all over the world every April 12th. The
intial project in 2001 was a great success with 64 parties
in 29 countries on 7 continents.
Created by Loretta
Hidalgo and George Whitesides, the event has continued
to be held every April and looks set to continue into
the future. In 2009, to avoid a conflict with Easter
on April 12, parties will be held over the whole period
from April 4-12.
Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection
- 5-CD Box set of sci-fi music. The 113 tracks
span about every style and category from pop to classical.
Many TV and movie soundtrack tunes. Includes lots
of space related music.
Mars Society Song Contest - Rouget de Lisle
The Mars Society sponsored a contest for a Mars theme
song in 2000. The results were announced on May 1, 2000
with 5 finalists and 5 honorable mention songs chosen
out of 35 entries.
The winning song, The Pioneers of Mars, can
be found on the To
Touch the Stars space music CD.
"annotated resource guide presenting 133
pieces of music inspired by astronomical ideas
(organized into 22 subject categories) has just
been published in the on-line journal Astronomy
Education Review and is available free
Both classical and popular music are included,
and a short appendix lists a number of astronomers
who have recorded songs and self-published them.
If you can't immediately name the six songs that
include valid information or ideas about black
holes, this is the list you want to consult."
- "media files from the web, Usenet and more".
... "use MediaGrab! to locate files by subject,
author, song name, band name, "..etc
Broadcast! -" locates all types
of streaming multimedia on the Internet. The number
of Internet radio and TV stations increases every
day. You can now access them all in one convenient
Spacesongs, Final Frontier, Dec. 1988.
Darren L. Burnham, Shooting Rubber
Bands at the Stars - Discography, Spaceflight
Vol. 36 No. 5, May 1994.
The Sky - written and sun
Fisher. It is included as a sound track to a video
of images taken during a JP
Aerospace balloon flight.
The Earthlight DVD & VHS combines music and imagery
of earth taken from space.
"EARTHLIGHT features breathtaking, never-before-seen
digital video of the Earth shot by NASA astronauts
from hundreds of miles in space, plus 80 minutes of
dazzling Dolby Digital instrumental music by Ryan
"EARTHLIGHT's continuous play and video screensavers
offer hours of viewing, listening, and relaxation."
Another DVD that presents astronomy imagery to music:
"StarGaze brings the beauty and majesty of the
universe to your home theatre, direct from the Hubble
Space Telescope. With over an hour of the most incredible
images of the universe you'll ever see, plus Dolby
Digital and DTS surround sound music from 2002,
StarGaze will quickly become a favorite in your DVD
Mars: The Red
This DVD has an 80min section of Mars imagery combined
with Dolby Digital music performed by Ryan Shore.
However, this DVD also includes a host of other features
such as interactive videos, maps, Mars spacecraft history
and graphics, screensavers and more.
The ARTS channel on our local cable TV occasionally broadcasts,
late at night, several classical music "space"
videos. These include one video with a montage of Apollo
photos while Bethoven's Moonlight Sonata plays. Another
similar video has Sarah Brightman's La Lune for the soundtrack.
Yet another plays Ganymeade by Giovanni