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Stargazing With Chris Hadfield In Jasper

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."
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Space for Ambition: Chris Hadfield's Guide to Life

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.
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Orbiting 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 Canadian Press, he was asked whether he might use his...
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Canadian Astronaut Plans A Space Jam

MONTREAL - Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, an avid guitar player, says he's planning on doing some serious space jamming during his six-month visit to the International Space Station.The veteran as...