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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in Space [Video]

Chris Hadfield is an astronaut for the 21st century. The Canadian former fighter pilot and current commander of the International Space Station has shown a supreme mastery of social media. He has hosted an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit from space and has filmed several hugely popular YouTube videos demonstrating what it looks like [...]

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Chris Hadfield Photographs the World in New Book!

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Today, Chris Hadfield shared in social media a previously released video, Chris Hadfield’s Snapshots from Space! “Throughout his ISS mission, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been taking some of the most incredible photos of Earth ever seen. In this video, the Station Commander takes us to the best seat in the house to gaze at [...]

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A Great Year for SciAm Google Hangouts!

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As the year winds down, I’m pleased to share the google hangouts on air I’ve done with SciAm, some in collaboration with my venture with co-host, Jeff Shaumeyer, Read Science! This summer, Scientific American polled its readers about their favorite summer science reads. By your choice, the winners were: Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined–The Truth about Talent, [...]

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NASA’s MAVEN Mission, as told by LeVar Burton

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I am having quite the space-filled weekend! Today, we just had a hangout with astronaut Chris Hadfield and now I’m packing up to head to Cape Canaveral to watch an ATLAS V rocket send the next Mars Orbiter, MAVEN, to space! The launch is slated to happen Monday, November 18 at 1:28 pm EST. While [...]

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SciAm/Read Science! Hangout with Astronaut Chris Hadfield!

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If you are on the internet and have not heard of recently retired Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield, commander of ISS expedition 35, then I suspect you are using the internet all wrong. Chris Hadfield has wowed us with spectacularly beautiful images from space, informed us about the minutiae of living in space through his videos [...]

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Chris Hadfield Writes a Book: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life (on Earth)

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A new book by the former Commander of the ISS, and a pro at social media engagement from low Earth orbit, Chris Hadfield, is due out October 2013! It is called, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life On Earth. It seems this qualifies Chris Hadfield to be a future guest for my regular Read Science! Google [...]

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Top 10 (+1) Commander Chris Hadfield Videos from the ISS!

Colonel Chris Hadfield is a Canadian astronaut, a former mission specialist on STS-74 who also performed multiple EVAs on STS-100, and, for a few hours longer, the well-loved commander of the International Space Station mission 35. He has been a great inspiration for space travel via every type of social media (with the assistance of [...]

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Commander Hadfield Shows Us What Science Communication Could Be. Visually.

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Science communication has seldom had a better champion than Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield who just returned to Earth last night. Astronauts tweeting and talking from space is not a new phenomena, and though interesting scientific experiments abound way up on the ISS, they weren’t what caught the public’s imagination this go round. It was [...]

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