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Astronaut Cady Coleman Plays Flute in Space [Video]

It Came From Outer Space

 

Alright, everybody get out your The Mary Sue bingo cards, because this counts for:

  • Marching band nostalgia
  • Female scientists
  • Space!

Cady Coleman is a chemist, former Air Force officer, veteran of two space shuttle missions, and member of Bandella, a four person group that includes three astronauts and an astronaut’s wife. According to Dart Music International, who arranged for this video to be made, this is history’s first musical performance from space.

(via Geeks are Sexy.)

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