Canadians in Space!

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This is what happens when you let Canadians loose in space!

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is an amateur musician and here's a cover he did of David Bowie's Space Oddity up on the Space Station. It's actually good and created a bit of an internet sensation when it came out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo

If after seeing that, you can't get enough of Hadfield singing in space, here's something he did remotely for CBC by comm-link with Bare Naked Ladies (who were on Earth in Canada) that isn't bad either

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvAnfi8WpVE

Hadfield recorded an entire album of mostly original songs when he was up in space, entitled 'Space Sessions: Songs from a Tin Can':

https://www.amazon.com/Space-Sessions-So...B013V6WQ7Y

He says that he recorded the songs with an ipad, mostly in his little closet-sized padded sleep cubicle with a microphone floating near his mouth (because it was the quietest place on the Station).
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With respect to him apparently singing/playing simultaneously along with fellow Canadians "Barenaked Ladies", I wonder about the problem of overcoming any potential time-delay of the signal from space and its electronic processing interval. But I suppose ordinary, live musical broadcasts with participants contributing from different sides and parts of of the globe have been arranged countless times in the past, with overcoming the delay and getting the harmonizing synced being solved somehow.

Even his parlor-sized guitar was Canadian in origin.
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(Jun 10, 2019 06:43 PM)C C Wrote: With respect to him apparently singing/playing simultaneously along with fellow Canadians "Barenaked Ladies", I wonder about the problem of overcoming any potential time-delay of the signal from space and its electronic processing interval. But I suppose ordinary, live musical broadcasts with participants contributing from different sides and parts of of the globe have been arranged countless times in the past, with overcoming the delay and getting the harmonizing synced being solved somehow.

Even his parlor-sized guitar was Canadian in origin.

I was wondering about time-delay too. I'm guessing that they recorded it when the space station was passing over Canada, in line-of-sight and not tremendously distant from the ground antenna. But since the station circles the entire Earth every 90 minutes, they probably would have only had time for one take per orbit.
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