Chris Hadfield on Space Oddity and selecting the next generation of astronauts

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  • Emma Alberici speaks to retired astronaut Chris Hadfield about his time as commander of the International Space Station and what David Bowie thought of the Canadian’s cover version of ‘Space Oddity’ which made him famous. Chris Hadfield also answers some of your questions.

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    Chris Austin Hadfield OC OOnt MSC CD is a retired Canadian Space Agency astronaut, engineer, science communicator, singer, and former fighter pilot. The first Canadian to walk in space, Hadfield has flown two Space Shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station.

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