Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • Chris: Welcome to the cupola, ready to play a little music!

  • Ed: Indeed! Your scenery looks a little nicer than ours!

  • Have you got everything you need?

  • Do you have your trusty floating guitar pick with you?

  • Excellent. Mine is subject to gravity.

  • Yeah, I know, yours matches your mission patch.

  • Gleeks, are you guys ready to do this?

  • Gleeks: Yeah!!

  • Ed: Chris? Ready to go?

  • Chris: Yes Ed, I'm ready.

  • Ed: Okay!

  • Chris: Let's do this!

  • Ed: Let's do it.

  • folk-pop music

  • Ed (singing): On solid fuel and wires

  • Turn the key and the light the fires.

  • Were leaving Earth today

  • This rocket's burning bright,

  • Well soon be out of sight,

  • And orbiting in space.

  • Ed and Chris: Pushed back in my seat,

  • Look out my window.

  • There goes home.

  • That ball of shiny blue

  • houses everybody anybody ever knew.

  • All together: So sing your song, I’m listening

  • Out where stars are glistening

  • I can hear your voices bouncing off the moon

  • If you could see our nation

  • from the International Space Station

  • You’d know why I want to get back soon.

  • Gleeks: Get back soon...

  • Chris: Eighteen thousand miles an hour

  • Fueled by science and solar power

  • The oceans racing past...

  • At half a thousand tons

  • Ninety minutes moon to sun

  • A bullet can’t go half this fast

  • Ed and Chris: Floating from my seat

  • Look out my window

  • There goes home

  • Gleeks: There goes home...

  • Ed and Chris: That brilliant ball of blue

  • All together: Is where I’m from, and also where I’m going to...

  • So sing your song, I’m listening

  • Out where stars are glistening

  • I can hear your voices bouncing off the moon

  • If you could see our Nation

  • from the International Space Station

  • Chris: You’d know why I want to get back soon

  • Gleeks: Get back soon...

  • Ed: All back and white just fades to grey

  • Where the sun rises sixteen times a day

  • Chris: You can’t make out borders from up here

  • Just a spinning ball within a tiny atmosphere

  • Gleeks: Atmosphere...

  • Ed and Chris: Pushed back in my seat

  • Look out my window

  • Here comes home

  • Gleeks: Ho-oooh-home....

  • Ed and Chris: What once was fueled by fear

  • All together: Now has fifteen nations orbiting together here.

  • So sing your song, I’m listening

  • Out where stars are glistening

  • I can hear your voices bouncing off the moon

  • If you could see our nation

  • from the International Space Station

  • You’d know why I want to get back soon

  • Gleeks: Get back soon...

  • Ed: You’d know why I want to get back soon

  • Gleeks: Getting back to you

  • Chris: You’d know why I want to get back soon

  • Gleeks: Getting back to you

  • Ed: You’d know why I want to get back soon

  • Gleeks: Getting back to you

  • Chris: You’d know why I want to get back soon

Chris: Welcome to the cupola, ready to play a little music!

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

B1 US chris ed international space space station moon bouncing

Chris Hadfield and Barenaked Ladies: I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)

  • 263 10
    Daphne posted on 2015/04/15
Video vocabulary