Monday, May 13, 2013

Space Oddity, as performed by Chris Hadfield ON the International Space Station

Seen this yet? No? Watch it. Now. 
You have? Enjoy again! It makes me smile every time.

Astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield, filmed this rendition of "Space Oddity" (with the permission of David Bowie) while he was in space, on the International Space Station, on May 12, 2013.

He has
-2 shuttle missions
 Mission Specialist 1 on STS-74, Mission Specialist 1 on STS-100,
- In May 2010, Hadfield served as the commander of the NEEMO 14 mission aboard the Aquarius underwater laboratory, living and working underwater for fourteen days.[8][9] NASA announced in 2010 that Hadfield would become the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station, leading Expedition 35 after its launch on 19 December 2012.[10] His craft docked with the station on 21 December. He remained on the station for five months, transferring control to Pavel Vinogradov and departing on 13 May 2013.[11] Hadfield is enthusiastic about the prospects for a manned mission to Mars, and when asked if he would consider a one-way journey to Mars to be the first to visit, he said "I would be honoured to be given the opportunity.

We at Quest feel that this is one of the most amazing things we've seen all week ; )