Odysseus took a time capsule containing 25,000 songs to the moon

Odysseus took a time capsule containing 25,000 songs to the moon

A week ago, the lunar module became the first private lander to reach the lunar surface; It also entered the history of music; understands!

Exactly one week ago, on Thursday the 22nd, the Odysseus spacecraft gently touched lunar soil. that was The first time a private lander arrived on the moon's surface – It also marked the return of American spacecraft to our natural satellite since the manned Apollo mission in 1972.

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But according to what Billboard magazine reported. Odysseus She also entered music history. After all, the lunar module was responsible for leaving a kind of “time capsule” there containing extensive material about our musical history.

Presley, Hendrix, among others

The archive contains digital recordings of some of the most famous musicians of all time, e.g Elvis Presley, Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Berry, Bob Marley, Janis Joplin, Global Health Organization And others.

The capsule also contains images ranging from the legendary Woodstock festival to the classic cover of The Dark Side of the Moon, by Pink Floyd. The case is built on a glass, nickel and NanoFiche structure, to last millions or even billion years.

“This is music that stands the test of time,” says Dallas Santana, who came up with the idea to send 222 artists to the moon and pitched it to the Arch Mission Foundation.

The project was designed by Space Blue. SantanaIn partnership with Intuitive Machines and SpaceX, Elon Musk, also gained the support of the Melody Trust – which holds the copyrights to many rock icons. In this way, it was possible to create a catalog of more than 25 thousand songs – with many new songs.

“We have brought to the Moon the summer of love, people, artists and messages that are needed on Earth now.”

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