Remember Chris Hadfield's goosebump-inducing cover of "Space Oddity?" Well, after the Canadian astronaut's one-year agreement with David Bowie expired this past May, the video — which had amassed 23,489,187 hits — was taken down from YouTube. Now, some five months later, it's back. Here's what happened.
A year ago, Col. Chris Hadfield posted a stirring home-brew video of him performing David Bowie's Space Oddity—while afloat in the International Space Station. For copyright reasons, today's your last chance to watch the video. 22 million views later. Sheesh.
When Chris Hadfield sang his cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" aboard the International Space Station, he didn't have any puppets with him. The folks at Glove and Boots have remedied that oversight with this spoof video.
ISS Commander and mustachioed Canadian Chris Hadfield has given us no end of joys during his current five-month stint floating above our blue orb. But perhaps none of them is as touching—and just downright incredible—as his sendoff cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
Tomorrow, Commander Chris Hadfield bids farewell to the International Space Station, meaning we won't get our usual dose of his tweets and videos sent from space. But he's signing off with a little David Bowie.
I always found David Bowie to be a tad creepy—thanks a lot, Labyrinth—but I've always loved Space Oddity as one of his greatest songs. That and Fame... It's already something of a spaced-out nursery rhyme, so a children's book is a perfect medium shift.
Andrew Kolb was so taken with David Bowie's famed space travel ditty "Space Oddity" that he wrote it up as a charmingly tragic kid's book. You can read the whole thing here. Hopefully after you're done scarring your kids with this book, Kolb will illustrate a version of "Diamond Dogs" that will assuredly freak out the…
The year is 2199, and you've just entered the long phase of your thirty-year journey to the outer reaches of the galaxy. You're about to enter suspended animation when, oops, something goes wrong. You end up stranded an a decent-sized chunk of asteroid, and thanks to the technology of the future, you have a…