Our Man in Space Performs Bowie’s “Space Oddity”

Well, about time that someone who really understands Major Tom did this.  And has there been a better astronaut ambassador in recent memory better than our man, ISS Commander Chris Hadfield?  He returns to Earth today.

(Via Slate)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

4 thoughts on “Our Man in Space Performs Bowie’s “Space Oddity”

  • May 13, 2013 at 4:53 pm
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    I wasn't expecting much from this video of Bowie's " Space Oddity " but to my surprise i found it oddly touching. I think it even brought a tear to my eye. Put this video next to Bowie's original – it belongs there.

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  • May 14, 2013 at 12:39 am
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    … HERE,HERE! Smashing. I to was thinking… good for moral, but just a video… not so. Thank you Chris Hadfield. Good Stuff!

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  • May 14, 2013 at 2:31 pm
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    This video gives the song a whole new perspective. I'll think of this video and the images – and not Ziggy Stardust – when I hear it played. Well done.

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