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David Bowie's tragic passing has prompted chart-toppers, industry insiders and fans alike to take a look back at the late icon's legacy and the impact that he made during his four-decade long career. Astronaut Chris Hadfield is no exception. 

Back in 2013, Hadfield made headlines for his tribute to the trailblazer with a cover of his 1969 song "Space Oddity," which was filmed at the International Space Station. It was impressive back then, and still very impressive in 2016. Even though Hadfield obtained Bowie's blessing to release the rendition, the video was originally pulled from YouTube after its initial year-long run, and re-uploaded after striking a new two-year agreement in 2014.

Hadfield took to Twitter on Monday (January 11) to tribute the music icon as his rendition of "Space Oddity" continues to nab more and more views on YouTube.

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Watch Chris Hadfield's cover of "Space Oddity" below!

Photo: YouTube/Chris Hadfield