Cmdr Chris to Ground Control: astronaut does Bowie in space

By Toby Manhire In The Internaut

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13th May, 2013 Leave a Comment

Commander Chris Hadfield has been a colourful and busy presence at the International Space Station, beaming a stream of blogs, tweets and videos down to terra firma.

And on the eve of his return to Earth, the Canadian astronaut has posted a version of David Bowie’s 1969 single “Space Oddity”.

It’s not his first musical foray. More space guitar than air guitar, a few months ago Hadfield collaborated (from space) with the Barenaked Ladies (on earth):

Here’s Hadfield on the challenges of playing the guitar without gravity:

And from 2011, here’s Ron Garan.

See also:

The zucchini keeping a diary in space

Astro_Ron and his space cadets

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