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Space Oddity: The breathtaking best of YouTube and Twitter astronaut sensation Chris Hadfield

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield became a social media star when he brought out-of-this-earth experiences and images to anyone with an internet connection during his five months aboard the International Space station. The 53-year-old's Twitter following grew from around 20,000 almost one million while his Facebook fans reached 330,000 before his bump back down to earth in Kazakhstan on 13 May. We take a look at some of the highlights.

Taking David Bowie's Space Oddity to its rightful place, an outstanding rendition of the song by Hadfield straight from space - wow!