Hear a Vinyl Record Played in Space for First Time

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Jack White‘s Third Man Records has played a vinyl record in space for the first time ever.

The feat, which took place on July 2, was made possible with a space-proof turntable called the “Icarus Craft.” It was designed by former NASA associate Kevin Carrico in collaboration with SATINS (Students and Teachers in Near Space).

According to Third Man Records, the Icarus Craft ascended 94,413 feet above Earth in under 90 minutes, where it played a gold-plated 12-inch master of Carl Sagan’s “A Glorious Dawn.”

The endeavor took three years of planning and preparation.

Watch the video above.

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