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Ron Garan, homesick in space, sings the blues


Mission specialist Ron Garan in 2008. (Kim Shiflett/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

At BlogPost, we have become huge fans of AstroRon as he floats above us, thanks to the stream of amazing photos he’s been sending back to Earth via Twitter.

But despite his often cheery demeanor, Garan isn’t feeling too great at the moment. The astronauts on the International Space Station just found out they’ll have a two-month delay in getting home, because of the crash of an unmanned Russian transporter spacecraft.

To beat the homesickness, Garan pulled out a guitar and recorded a song, and it goes a little like this:

(Via Storyful.)

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