DIY Podcast: Solar Arrays Audio Clips

    International Space Station Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur discusses how electricity generated by solar arrays is used on the station. You can mix these audio clips with your own narration. Listen to the audio and download the clips you want to use in your podcast or other audio production. To download clips to your computer, right-click your mouse on the "Listen" link or select the down arrow on the audio player to save the audio files you choose for your production.

    1-a. McArthur introduces himself.
    Duration: 10 seconds
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    2-a. McArthur says electricity is essential in space.
    Duration: 15 seconds
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    3-a. McArthur says solar arrays provide power on the space station.
    Duration: 26 seconds
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    4-a. McArthur describes what makes the solar arrays work.
    Duration: 28 seconds
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    5-a. McArthur explains why solar arrays need commands from computers.
    Duration: 32 seconds
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    6-a. McArthur says the computer displays vital statistics about the solar arrays.
    Duration: 11 seconds
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    7-a. McArthur says electricity is used to manage food, air and water.
    Duration: 14 seconds
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    8-a. McArthur says electricity helps circulate air on the space station.
    Duration: 28 seconds
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    9-a. McArthur says air conditioning is required on the space station.
    Duration: 14 seconds
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    10-a. McArthur says electricity is used to heat food.
    Duration: 04 seconds
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    11-a. McArthur says electricity is used to purify water on the space station.
    Duration: 17 seconds
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    12-a. McArthur says electricity is needed to conduct experiments.
    Duration: 11 seconds
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    13-a. McArthur describes a few experiments on the space station during Expedition 12.
    Duration: 17 seconds
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    14-a. McArthur discusses power cords made for the space station.
    Duration: 17 seconds
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    15-a. McArthur says space station electrical outlets rarely are turned off.
    Duration: 15 seconds
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    16-a. McArthur explains that the space station uses direct current.
    Duration: 16 seconds
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    17-a. McArthur explains the use of batteries on the space station.
    Duration: 34 seconds
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    18-a. McArthur sums up the importance of electricity on the space station.
    Duration: 14 seconds
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