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Video: Chris Hadfield tells how space station cover of ‘Space Oddity’ made David Bowie smile


Excited space fans gathered at Eason’s in Belfast for the chance to meet Astronaut Chris Hadfield.

The spaceman has released his third book ‘The Darkest Dark’, a children’s book about overcoming your fears.

Connor Whiting, 7-years-old from Glenavy, was first in the queue to get his book signed, he said: “It was really amazing, it was like my dreams come true, I’ve been dreaming about this happening my whole life.”

Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space, he decided to become an astronaut when he watched the Apollo 11 moon landing, and has to date logged 4,000 hours in space.

Chris recorded a version of ‘Space Oddity’  originally by David Bowie, during his time on the International Space Station and the video has been viewed over 33 million times.

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