Canada Astronaut

Stargazing With Chris Hadfield In Jasper | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada Travel

When Chris Hadfield first visited Jasper, there was a twinkle in his eye but it had nothing to do with the stars. Hadfield was focused on raising a family -- thoughts of heaven secondary to his terrestrial responsibilities. "My wife and I first came to Jasper 29 years ago," recalls Hadfield, Canada's most famous astronaut. "We were here when our son was one-year-old and she was pregnant with our second child."

Space Ace Gets A Job

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada

Canada's most famous astronaut has a new gig.CBC says Chris Hadfield will be a recurring contributor on its nightly news show The National and on CBC ...

Space for Ambition: Chris Hadfield's Guide to Life | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Living

Colonel Chris Hadfield's book opens with a brief description of the wonders of seeing Earth from space. For a few short paragraphs, the reader is treated to depictions of the sunrises. In the space of a few pages, however, this all ends, leaving a paean to meticulousness in its place. This book, as it turns out, is less about space than it is about being a certain sort of person.

Ambitious Space Plan Could Mean Canuck Moonwalker

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Canada could be sending its first astronaut to the moon under an ambitious long-term plan being developed by a group of space agencies arou...

Orbiting Politics?

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Politics

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says he's interested in politics but has no immediate plans to make it his next career.In an interview with The Cana...

Canadian Astronaut Plans A Space Jam

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, an avid guitar player, says he's planning on doing some serious space jamming during his six-month visit...