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Chris Hadfield on his stellar connection to Space Oddity

David Bowie praised Chris Hadfield's cover of his iconic song, Space Oddity. The Canadian astronaut shares what that meant to him.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says he has huge respect for David Bowie's artistic creativity. (AP)

♫ Planet earth is blue, and there's nothing left to do. 
— From Chris Hadfield's cover of "Space Oddity"

It's no secret that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has taken his love of David Bowie to unprecedented heights. 

In 2013 he recorded an extraordinary cover of Bowie's Space Oddity from the International Space Station — a version that the artist himself praised as the most poignant ever created. 

WEB EXTRA | Watch Hadfield's stellar cover of Space Oddity below. 

 

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