'A screaming comes across the sky'
February 17th, 2013
06:00 AM ET

'A screaming comes across the sky'

By Chip Grabow, CNN

(CNN) - When I saw the images of the meteorite that screamed across the sky this week over Russia's Ural Mountains, it immediately brought to mind that opening sentence in Thomas Pynchon's classic, Gravity's Rainbow.

This week's passing asteroids and crashing meteorites inspire a review of audio stories having to do with outer space.

Have you ever wondered what astronauts in space hear all day while orbiting earth? Wonder no more. We have this recording of an average day on the International Space Station recorded by ISS Commander Chris Hadfield:


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