Chris Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ Video (Shot In Space)

It’s sort of amazing that it took an astronaut so long to make a music video in space, now that I think about it … and no surprise that David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” was the song that Chris Hadfield chose to perform on the International Space Station. 44 years after it was first a hit, it’s blowing up all over again…

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7 Comments on "Chris Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ Video (Shot In Space)"

  1. BuzzCoastin | May 14, 2013 at 9:15 pm |

    the Android meme signs back to itself
    the future past retrieved with kitsch nostalgia

    • Matt Staggs | May 15, 2013 at 9:57 am |

      I’m a huge Bowie fan.

      • HOLY CRAP THIS IS COOLER THAN A DINOSAUR WITH LASERS ON ITS HEAD RIDING A GREAT WHITE SHARK INTO BATTLE AGAINST A GIANT BEAR ARMED WITH MATCHING CHAINSAWS!!! ASTRONAUT/BOWIE VIDEO IN ONE PACKAGE?? THIS MUCH AWESOME ISN’T ALLOWED IS IT???

      • BuzzCoastin | May 16, 2013 at 3:08 am |

        Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes
        (Turn and face the strain)
        Ch-ch-Changes
        Oh, look out you rock ‘n rollers
        Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes
        (Turn and face the strain)
        Ch-ch-Changes
        Pretty soon you’re gonna get a little older
        Time may change me
        But I can’t trace time
        I said that time may change me
        But I can’t trace time

  2. Our salvation as a species resides in Space.

  3. So…much…awesome. Must…take…break. Need…to…process.

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