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Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

ASTRONAUT CHRIS HADFIELD is known for his love of music almost as much as he is for his time as commander of the International Space Station.

During his trip to Ireland last weekend, he made full use of his musical talents.

Newstalk brought Cmdr Hadfield and The Chieftains together on Saturday to perform Moondance for the first time on Earth - the Canadian astronaut previously performed the song with the group in March, while he was still aboard the ISS.

Source: Newstalk 106-108 fm

Here’s their first performance together, featuring Cmdr Hadfield live from the ISS:

Source: The Chieftains

Hadfield also stopped in to chat with Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, where he played his version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity. The man never stops.

Source: RTÉ - Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster

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