The Most Amazing Reminder of How Far We’ve Come

chris-hadfield-danny-boyA couple of days ago I heard Col. Chris Hadfield sing and play a song on his guitar while on board the International Space Station. The realization that I was listening to a fellow ape-descendant make sounds with his mouth while floating in lower Earth orbit at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour filled me with the kind of awe that erases every concern and problem I’ve ever had about anything.  The mystery of life and the universe is both terrifying and beautiful.

We’ve come a long way…

Just click “play” and imagine a fifty year old Canadian playing this in a capsule floating in space.

https://soundcloud.com/colchrishadfield/danny-boy

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