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This article was published on February 24, 2012

    A party with no atmosphere: Excellent archive video of astronauts singing on the moon

    A party with no atmosphere: Excellent archive video of astronauts singing on the moon
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    While the Apollo space missions had their fair share of drama, there was room for moments of fun up on the moon too, even if there was no real atmosphere.

    This great archive clip captures the moment NASA Astronauts Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernanon sang ‘The Fountain in the Park‘ during Apollo 17.

    Watching astronauts joking around on a cold, dark rock hundreds of thousands of miles from home makes us wonder just how far manned space discovery could have gone if we’d really pushed harder at it. Showtunes on Mars? The Sound of Music on Mercury?