Blasting Off To Blur

Keeping up with the latest in space missions? On Saturday, The Discovery launched, with a diverse crew of astronauts, heading up to make repairs to the International Space Station. But this is no ordinary shuttle, for it bears Christer Fuglesang — history’s first Swedish astronaut! Congrats, Sweden! And the song they blasted to celebrate a successful launch? (via Sweden Music News):

Monday, U.S. astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria played celebratory music for Discovery, ?Song 2? by Blur …

Woo hoo! Good year for Damo: The Good, The Bad The Queen And The Discovery. And it’s not the first time Blur has been to the cosmos. Better for celestial enjoyment: Damon and Graham — or Aerosmith?

Tags: Aerosmith, Blur