Astronaut Chris Hadfield sings David Bowie's Space Oddity in space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Performs David Bowie's “Space Oddity” … in Space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Performs David Bowie's “Space Oddity” … in Space

Bad Astronomy
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May 12 2013 6:32 PM

(A Real) Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield—astronaut, and commander of Expedition 35 on the International Space Station—is full of surprises. He's been tweeting amazing pictures from space for months and has even sung a duet with a musician on the ground.

Still, this I did not expect: a full-blown music video of him singing and playing guitar to David Bowie's "Space Oddity." This is, quite simply, amazing.

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