A Sentimental Journey
STS-135 launch command reimagined by Richard Watts.
"The piece starts with the roar of the Space shuttle engines which I created by sampling the background of the original recording in Alchemy then changing the turning and speed. I have used a repeating piano rift to get a sense of timing and weightlessness. There are also some strings which play a more minor riff against the piano to give a sense of danger."
Part of the Space is the Place project - for more information, see http://www.citiesandmemory.com/space