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Chris Hadfield

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“The world is phenomenally beautiful.”


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Chris saw the first Moon walk as a boy and immediately knew his calling; years later, as an astronaut on the International Space Station, he Tweeted his experiences back to Earth to inspire the next generation.


Chris’s recorded-in-space version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” has been seen by about a gazillion viewers around the universe. It isn’t really a secret, but it got a lot of people excited about space exploration and paid tribute to a master.

Space Oddity

While the other astronauts are sleeping, Chris Hadfield makes a music video tribute to David Bowie and comes back to Earth a viral sensation.

Deep Questions for a Star Man

We ask astronaut Chris Hadfield a bunch of silly questions and he doesn't shave his mustache.

The Universe Surrounds You

Chris Hadfield takes a walk in outer - and inner - space.

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