“The world is phenomenally beautiful.”
Chris saw the first Moon walk as a boy and immediately knew his calling; years later, as an astronaut on the International Space Station, he Tweeted his experiences back to Earth to inspire the next generation.
Chris’s recorded-in-space version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” has been seen by about a gazillion viewers around the universe. It isn’t really a secret, but it got a lot of people excited about space exploration and paid tribute to a master.
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About Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield is an engineer, former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot and astronaut. He has commanded the International Space Station and was the first Canadian to walk in space. Back on Earth, Chris is a science educator, sharing his love for space exploration with his massive social media following, the readers of his books and the many audiences he speaks to around the world. Oh… and he also did a zero-gravity cover version of “Space Oddity” that David Bowie called the most “poignant” he’d ever heard.