In the NYTimes article Third Man Records Sends a Vinyl Record Into Space an LP record player was designed and built to be flown in a balloon. It seems to have achieved only about 28.5 km which is definitely not "Space" proper. The Kármán line is generally considered to be 100km, and I can't find any example of a balloon even suggested to reach past 50 km.
Question: What would be the technical challenges that would have to be overcome to do it right - to play a vinyl record (of Carl Sagan "singing") in space?
The first two Sounds of Earth "gold records in space" were carried by Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 and Carl Sagan was a major proponent and influence there.
This current effort intends to put a record of Carl Sagan into space as a tribute to his tremendous positive influence on both the science of space exploration, and the public's understanding and appreciation of space exploration.
In the words of Professors Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking: