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Astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth – covers Christy Moore’s ‘Ride On’

Chris Hadfield on St Patrick's Day
Chris Hadfield on St Patrick’s Day

ASTRONAUT Commander Chris Hadfield ha returned back to earth having earned a special place in Irish hearts.

The Canadian astronaut, whose daughter is living in Ireland, became the first person to tweet ‘as Gaelige’ from space.

He also took a series of photos and videos of Ireland from space.

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To mark his departure he recorded a special cover of David Bowie’s Space Oddity from space, while below is his cover of Jimmy McCarthy’s song, Ride On, which was made famous by Christy Moore.

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