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Canadian commander of the ISS Chris Hadfield during a speech at the HRPA 2014 Annual Conference and Trade Show at Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto January 22, 2014.

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Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's debut album is set for launch.

Warner Music Canada announced Tuesday it would release the still-untitled record this fall.

Hadfield recorded the guitar and vocal tracks with an acoustic guitar and computer while in space.

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Robbie Lackritz then handled production for the album, which promises further instrumentation from "special guests."

The 55-year-old Hadfield was the first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station during a five-month stay that ended in May 2013.

He retired from the Canadian astronaut corps in July of that year.

"The serenity and grace I felt while orbiting our Earth, weightless by the window, gave a whole new place to write and perform music," Hadfield said in a release.

"I'm delighted to be able to share these completed works as a new way to help tell the stories of early space exploration."

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