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STS-123 Wakeup Calls
Wakeup calls are a long-standing tradition of the NASA program. Each day during the mission, flight controllers in the Mission Control Center will greet the crew with an appropriate musical interlude.

Flight Day 17 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 17 -- "Drops of Jupiter" by Train was played for Pilot Gregory H. Johnson.
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Flight Day 16 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 16 -- “Con Te Partiro,” an Italian song that translates to “I will go with you,” performed by Andrea Bocelli, was played for French astronaut Leopold Eyharts.
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Flight Day 15 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 15 -- “Furusato”, a Japanese folksong that translates to “home” in English, performed by Yuko Doi was played for Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Takao Doi.
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Flight Day 14 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 14 -- “I Am Free” performed by the Friendswood United Methodist Church Praise Team was played for Mission Specialist Mike Foreman.
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Flight Day 13 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 13 -- “I Loved Her First” by Heartland was played for Commander Dominic Gorie.
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Flight Day 12 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 12 -- “Enter Sandman” by Metallica was played for Mission Specialist Robert L. Behnken.
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Flight Day 11 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 11 -- “Blue Sky” by Big Head Todd and the Monsters was played for Mission Specialist Rick Linnehan.
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Flight Day 10 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 10 -- “Burning Love” by Elvis Presley was played for Mission Specialist Mike Foreman.
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Flight Day 9 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 9 -- “Hoshi Tsumugi no Uta” by Ayaka Hirahara was played for Mission Specialist Takao Doi.
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Flight Day 8 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 8 -- “Sharing the World” was played for Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and written by his brother.
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Flight Day 7 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 7 -- “God of Wonders” by Caedmon’s Call was played for Commander Dominic Gorie.
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Flight Day 6 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 6 -- “We're Going to be Friends” by the White Stripes was played for Mission Specialist Robert L. Behnken.
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Flight Day 5 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 5 -- “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There is a Season)” by The Bryds was played for Mission Specialist Rick Linnehan.
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Flight Day 4 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 4 -- “Saturday Night” by the Bay City Rollers was played for Flight Engineer Garrett Reisman.
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Flight Day 3 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 3 -- A combination of fight scene music from the Japanese movie “Godzilla Versus Space Godzilla” and the Blue Öyster Cult song “Godzilla” was played for Mission Specialist Takao Doi.
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Flight Day 2 STS-123 crew wake-up call, Flight Day 2 -- Vince Guaraldi Trio’s “Linus & Lucy” was played for Mission Specialist Michael Foreman.
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Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 03/26/2008
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