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Standing there alone the ship is waiting.
All systems are go. are you sure?
Control is not convinced
But the computer has the evidence
No need to abort.
The countdown starts

Watching in a trance the crew is certain.
Nothing left to chance all is working.
Trying to relax up in the capsule
"Send me up a drink." jokes Major Tom.
The count goes on

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Earth below us
Drifting falling floating weightless
Calling calling home

Second stage is cut.
Weґre now in orbit
Stabilizers up runnning perfect.
Starting to collect requested data.
"What will it affect when all is done?"
Thinks Major Tom

Back at ground control
There is a problem.
"Go to rockets full"
Not responding.
"Hello Major To. are you receiving?
Turn the thrusters on.
Weґre standing by."
Thereґs no reply.

4 3 2 1
Earth below us
Drifting falling floating weightless
Calling calling home

Across the stratosphere a final message
"Give my wife my love."
Then nothing more

Far beneath the ship the world is mourning.
They donґt realize heґs alive.
No one understands but Major Tom sees.
Now the light commands
This is my home Iґm coming home."

Earth below us
Drifting falling.
Floating weightless
Calling home
[Repeat]
Home...



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    genre_genreMar 15, 2010 at 3:18 pm
    hmm... i understand that major tom is in space but its not quite clear to me what he is seeing in space. wouldnt know.
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    GymgirlNOGTMay 9, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    I think he is an alien and is coming home to space or is taken by the beauty of space and dous not want to leave
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    AllyCottonMay 20, 2010 at 12:42 am
    Major Tom goes up for his mission in space, He and ground control lose communication causing the world to think he has died on his mission

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