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Bowie's in space in this Moonbase Alpha video

Moonbase Alpha player Mike Cothren extracted some David Bowie from NASA's space simulator game and published the results on YouTube this week.

The result is "Moonbase Oddity," a cover of Bowie's "Space Oddity" created using Moonbase Alpha's built-in text-to-speech capabilities. Check out the video above to see the cover of the 1969 song, which is probably best known for its first line, "Ground control to Major Tom." If you like what you hear, you can find a link to download "Moonbase Oddity" on the video's YouTube page.

It was also covered last year by Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station. You can download Moonbase Alpha, which tasks players with colonizing the moon, for Windows PC through Steam.

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