Commander Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station: SO many kinds of wonderful

by Sasha Wilkins on May 12, 2013 · 2 comments

Commander Chris Hadfield

I’ve been following the Tweets of Commander Chris Hadfield, commander of Expedition 35 on the International Space Station with growing awe. It’s been an incredible personal insight into both the world of an astronaut, and our world, as seen from his photographs of Earth from space.

He’s about to leave the Space Station, and today he posted a farewell video, which just about blew my mind. It’s a revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Hadfield on board the International Space Station.

(If you are reading this on The Daily LLG email, you’ll need to click through to LLG to watch the video.)

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Beautiful Things May 12, 2013 at 23:05

How wonderful. For some reason it actually made me well up a bit. x

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Kit May 13, 2013 at 00:45

I’ve been following Commander Chris Hadfield on Facebook since early February, his photos are stunning! I really hope he gets a book deal.

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