Canada Astronaut

WATCH: Chris Hadfield Is Enjoying Retirement With Teaching And Music

The Huffington Post Canada | Emily Anonuevo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Living

Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says life is much different now that he's not commanding the International Space Station(ISS), but he says l...

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...