NASA-Johnson-Style

NASA Johnson Style

We realize this isn’t the first parody of Korean artist Psy’s Gangnam Style, but this one was too good to pass up.  We’re all huge space geeks at Krypton Radio, and we love this.

And of course, as the only science fiction and comics radio station in the world, it’s our duty to put this song on our playlist.  And we have.

NASA Johnson Style is a volunteer outreach video project created by the students of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It was created as an educational parody of Psy’s Gangnam Style. The lyrics and scenes in the video have been re-imagined in order to inform the public about the amazing work going on at NASA and the Johnson Space Center.

The video features singing and dancing NASA astronauts including Mike Massimino, (whom we think is the guy up front singing) who deftly repaired the Hubble Space Telescope among other things, Clayton Anderson and Tracy Caldwell Dyson who lived and worked for many months aboard the International Space Station, and Mike Coats, a Shuttle commander and the retiring Director of the Johnson Space Center.

The video also features actual footage from the International Space Station , Apollo moonwalks, the Curiosity rover on Mars, dawn at Vesta, Houston Mission control, the SLS and Orion crew vehicle as well as real research labs and scientists here on Earth.

Lyrics

NASA Johnson Style
Johnson Style

Welcome to NASA’s Johnson Space Center
We are coming in hot so don’t burn up as we enter
We do science everyday that affects your daily life
Throw them up for manned space flight

Science everywhere
As we engineer the marvels
That fly though the air
And take us way beyond earth’s levels

Science everywhere
Because we engineer the marvels
That fly though the air
Flies us through the air

Control the mission out of Johnson
This is ground, hey!
And this is space, hey!
Tell me Houston what’s the problem
It’s okay!
It’s okay!
Because there’s flight controllers on the job today

NASA Johnson STYLE!
Johnson STYLE!
NA, NA, NA, NA NASA Johnson STYLE!
Johnson STYLE!
NA, NA, NA, NA NASA Johnson STYLE!
EYYYYYY science daily!
NA, NA, NA, NA, NASA STYLE!
EYYYYYY it’s amazing!
NA, NA, NA, NA ey ey ey ey ey ey!!
Orbiting earth, international space station
Where we work and live in space with a crew from several nations
Got Japanese, and Russians, that European charm
Throw them up, like the Canada Arm

Kicking out research
29k cubic feet, revolves around the earth
Science microgravity, revolves around the earth
Columbus, JEM, and Destiny
Kicking out research
Kicking out research

Train the astronauts at Johnson
To go to space, hey!
To go to space, hey!
Cause the missions of tomorrow
Start today, hey!
Start today, hey!
As we engineer the future day by day

NASA Johnson STYLE!
Johnson STYLE!
NA, NA, NA, NA NASA Johnson STYLE!
Johnson STYLE!
NA, NA, NA, NA NASA Johnson STYLE!
EYYYYYY science daily!
NA, NA, NA, NA, NASA STYLE!
EYYYYYY it’s amazing!
NA, NA, NA, NA ey ey ey ey ey ey!!

Orion or SLS, MPCV
We cannot feel the floor, cause the lack gravity
The destinations are an asteroid, mars, or moon
We are blasting off start the countdown soon
[Sound clip: launch countdown]

EYYYYYY science daily!
NA, NA, NA, NA, NASA STYLE!
EYYYYYY it’s amazing!
NA, NA, NA, NA ey ey ey ey ey ey!!
NASA Johnson Style

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