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No, not another plea to Mr Otley for some civility on the forum, but a video taken on what is possibly the ultimate business trip!

Best viewed in HD if you have a good connection:

If you haven’t seen this, it’s an excellent youtube of the Ziggy Stardust classic. Some great photography, and perhaps a reminder too to keep perspective about what’s important – you can hardly see the BT forum in any of these shots …!

I think it’s particularly inspiring to see someone very “human” sharing their extraordinary experience above the planet, in a way not often seen from the somewhat “cookie cutter” astronaut types.

Can’t be too much longer before we can stay in space; I’m not madly keen, but if a few hours up there cost less than a week in the Cipriani, it might be a nice thing to do for a special event.

I think he’s on twitter.

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