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Chris A. Hadfield

Born: 29 August 1959, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Nationality: Canadian


Group: CSA Group 2 (9 June 1992)

Group2: NASA Group 14 (14 March 1992)

Status: Retired


FAI Flights:
1STS-7412 November 19958 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, 44 seconds
2STS-10019 April 200111 days, 21 hours, 30 minutes, 0 seconds
3Soyuz TMA-07M19 December 2012145 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes, 24 seconds


1STS-10022 April 20017 hours, 10 minutes
2STS-10024 April 20017 hours, 40 minutes

  BS (Mechanical Engineering), Royal Military College of Canada, 1982
  MS (Aviation Systems), University of Tennessee, 1992

Chris Hadfield performing Space Oddity Chris Hadfield performs David Bowie's Space Oddity aboard the International Space Station.

Chris was the first Canadian to perform an EVA. He was also the first Canadian to command the International Space Station, and the only Canadian to visit Mir. Not to mention, he is also the first person to shoot a music video in space!


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