On this day 43 years ago, Apollo 13 was launched into space. Just two days after takeoff, an oxygen tank exploded on board, prompting the famous transmission, "Houston, we've had a problem."
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The latest project by composer and musician Brian Eno has a very low-key setting - in a hospital in the south of England.
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A New Hampshire auction house will be auctioning off space and aviation artifacts, including some from Apollo 11, this month. RR Auction based in Amherst says the sale includes an electrocardiogram of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong’s heartbeat, taken when he first stepped on the...
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Hospital installs room designed by godfather of ambient music after doctor observes calming effects on mother-in-lawWhen orthopaedic surgeon Robin Turner heard how serene his normally fidgety mother-in-law was when she visited a Brian Eno installation at Brighton festival a flashbulb went off in his head.The results of that were revealed on Thursday: a hospital quiet room...
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Bonham's Space History Sale on Mar. 25, 2013 will have any space geek reconsidering their monthly expenses. Up for grabs is a lunar yo-yo from the Apollo 15 mission and a copy of the Space Magna Carta, one of only four copies in existence.
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Notes that the astronaut Jim Lovell scribbled in a life-or-death moment on the Apollo 13 space mission are expected to...
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Flight transcript of the Apollo 10 mission reveals presence of an unwelcome object in the command module during 1969's final dry run to the Moon ahead of Apollo 11 landing.
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Reading on mobile? Click here to watch video During a fascinating conversation at the Red Bull Music Academy, Brian Eno discusses the East Coast premiere of his audio-visual installation, 77 Million Paintings, and discusses everything from why people are afraid of Abba to what made the Velvet Underground "niche". This conversation was recorded in New York for the Red Bull...
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Jonathan Miller's 25-year-old production for ENO has aged remarkably well, says John Allison
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Brian Eno may be many things-musician, composer, producer, artist -but he is not impatient. His latest piece, an audio-video installation called “77 Million Paintings,” represents more than 30 years of work – and it’s not done yet. The focal point of the work, which made its East Coast debut in New York City this past weekend, is an ever-changing light painting made up of...
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