Nightly News | May 13, 2013
>>> ground control to major tom
>> when they write the history of astronauts, chris hadfield of canada, the commander of the international space station has been as much a trailblazer as shepherd, glenn and armstrong. he's been the first truly accessible astronaut of the electronic era. this david bowie remake is a song he recorded in space. his youtube videos are instant classics on all aspects from eating to washing to waste management to toothbrushing. does a lot of work for kids. on earth he's a fearless test pilot who's flown 70 different types of aircrafts. in space he made history h. tonight at 10:30 p.m . eastern time he lands back on earth, returns to canada a hero after a spectacular five-month shift as commander.