"Ground control to Major Tom…"
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has filmed outer space's very first music video, an appropriate cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity," aboard the International Space Station, singing and playing guitar along with a backing track recorded by producer Joe Corcoran and piano arranger Emm Gryner here on earth.
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Never mind that this is kind of the absolute coolest thing I've ever seen—Commander Hadfield actually does a really good, beautifully fragile version of the song… aided in no small part, I'm guessing, from the fact that he's sort of actually experiencing the lyrics in a way that 99.9% of humanity (including David Bowie) never will.
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