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#2081946 - 05/13/13 02:51 PM [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space!
Nikolas Offline
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Space Oddity, by David Bowie was performed in space and there's a great and touching video clip made... by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.

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#2081964 - 05/13/13 03:28 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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He has taken thousands of amazing photos as well Nikolas, have you seen any of them yet?
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#2081965 - 05/13/13 03:29 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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No, not yet, but I did get the idea that he's quite an artistic kind of guy (and that he has some 17 videos I believe in youtube, which I intend to watch once I find some time).
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#2081967 - 05/13/13 03:30 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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What a ridiculous hoax. Everyone knows the Earth is flat ;-)

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#2082021 - 05/13/13 05:40 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: debrucey]
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Originally Posted By: debrucey
What a ridiculous hoax. Everyone knows the Earth is flat ;-)

Earth is flat? What about his singing?
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#2082074 - 05/13/13 07:52 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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He also wrote a song and hundreds and thousands of school children across Canada sang along with him. http://teachingkidsnews.com/2013/05/07/c...schoolchildren/ I've watched a couple of the videos now. It's mind blowing.

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#2082150 - 05/13/13 10:26 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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Great video. And the piano arrangement suits the song well. smile
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#2082305 - 05/14/13 07:44 AM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
wr Offline
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Man, I hope that landing in Kazakhstan isn't quite as abrupt as it looks in the video. This bunch did make it back okay a few hours ago. Although it's pretty routine by now, I bet falling out of the sky that way in a tin can still gets pulses going a bit.

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#2082574 - 05/14/13 05:28 PM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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Thanks!
I would love to see a real piano floating around in zero gravity. Must be quite a sight.
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#2082923 - 05/15/13 06:00 AM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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It probably wouldnt work so well

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#2093770 - 06/02/13 05:59 AM Re: [OT] Major Tom is indeed in space! [Re: Nikolas]
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I just noticed Nikolas we both put up this video on PW recently - I placed it as an OT thread on the piano forum.

For those that haven't viewed this... do....!


Wonderful video and lovely version of David Bowie's , "Space Oddity".

First ever music video from space, and Chris pulls it off with style , character and delight.
Chris Hadfield , Canadian astronaut, was the commander of the International Space Station the past 5 months , until his return to Earth on May 13th.


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