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Video of the Week #92, May 15th, 2013:

From: Top 10 Commander Chris Hadfield Videos from the ISS! by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid.

Source: Chris Hadfield on YouTube

Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s inspirational revision of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, filmed aboard the ISS before his return as commander of ISS mission 35, has reached over 10 million views in less than 72 hours! Enjoy the first music video created from space!

And check out what other network bloggers have written about Commander Hadfield, his work and his video:

- Astronaut Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in Space [Video] by John Matson at Observations
- The Triumph of Commander Hadfield Is A Triumph For Science Communication by Kyle Hill at Overthinking It
- Commander Hadfield Shows Us What Science Communication Could Be. Visually. by Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic

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  1. 1. geowiz875 10:13 am 05/18/2013

    I’m old enough to remember the original and I reckon Chris Hadfield sings it even better than Bowie. And the backing shots are sooo good. By the way, the cg effects of him and guitar floating in zero g are very convincing.

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  2. 2. hazemarick 10:26 am 05/20/2013

    I’m gonna have to disagree since this was really shot in space and Chris Hadfield is the previous Commander of the International Space Station. This video was released even before he lands his capsule back to Earth. He has other videos in space and the background and all the things that float are real.

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