Chris Hadfield

Is A Sitcom Astronaut Hadfield’s Next Frontier? ABC Comedy In The Works, Report Says

by Elizabeth Howell August 20, 2014

It’s possible that Chris Hadfield’s best-selling book will become a sitcom! The astronaut who quickly became the world’s most-wanted Canadian last year, based on his amusing YouTube videos and stunning space pictures, is involved in production of a sitcom based on An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth, Deadline reports. Elizabeth Howell on Google+

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Astronauts Say Happy Canada Day!

by Nancy Atkinson July 1, 2014

On 1 July, Canadians celebrate Canada Day, which honors the day the nation was officially born when the Constitution Act united three colonies into a single country. Astronauts both past and present send their greetings today: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image, above, from the International Space Station and sent the message from space: […]

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Last Chance: Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ Video Coming Down Soon

by Elizabeth Howell May 13, 2014

After one turn around the sun, it’s time for Chris Hadfield’s ultimate space music video to go to that great graveyard in the sky. The astronaut tweeted earlier today (May 13) that singer David Bowie gave permission for Hadfield’s “Space Oddity” to be online for a year, and that the video is coming down today. […]

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You’re In A Spacesuit, Blind. This Astronaut Survived It And Explains What He Did Next

by Elizabeth Howell March 20, 2014

“There is no problem so bad that you can’t make it worse.” So with that old astronaut principle in mind, what is the best reaction to take when your eyes become blinded while you’re working on the International Space Station, in no more protection than with a spacesuit? The always eloquent Canadian (retired) astronaut Chris […]

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Robots And Astronauts Feature In First Glimpse of Canada’s New Space Policy

by Elizabeth Howell February 7, 2014

About six years ago, the Canadarm — Canada’s iconic robotic arm used in space — was almost sold to a company in the United States, along with other space technology from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. The Canadian government blocked the sale and swiftly came out with a promise: a space policy to better support Canada’s industry. […]

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