Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Plays Bagpipes In Space Kjell Lindgren played "Amazing Grace" aboard the International Space Station in honor of research scientist Victor Hurst who had passed away last month.
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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Plays Bagpipes In Space

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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Plays Bagpipes In Space

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Plays Bagpipes In Space

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Plays Bagpipes In Space

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Kjell Lindgren played "Amazing Grace" aboard the International Space Station in honor of research scientist Victor Hurst who had passed away last month.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. Here is a message from the silent reaches of space.

(SOUNDBITE OF BAGPIPE MUSIC)

WERTHEIMER: That's "Amazing Grace" played on the bagpipes by U.S. astronaut Kjell Lindgren on board the International Space Station. It's a first, an out-of-this-world memorial to colleague Victor Hurst, a scientist and astronaut trainer who passed away last month. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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