Chris Hadfield

@Cmdr_Hadfield

Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.

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Good flag placement! - at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab, ready for a day underwater

  • 1608 days ago via site
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How to rendezvous with a Space Station, antenna switching - Soyuz is at the bottom

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Monumental eclipse - Bill Ingalls, NASA photgrapher

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Here's how they look all lit up. Soyuz launch - Baikonur, KZ

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It's not easy leaving Earth. Count 'em - 32 thrusters on the Soyuz rocket!

  • 1616 days ago via site
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Cosmonaut Quarantine - where the crew lives until they launch. Baikonur, Kazakhstan

  • 1620 days ago via site
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The Russians understand monuments - Glory to Space Conquest, Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

  • 1621 days ago via site
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This time last year, I prepared for Thailand. This time in two years, I'll be prepared for space. Life is great.

  • 1623 days ago via site
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Star City in December snow.

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How do you reach all the switches in the Soyuz? With this!

  • 1627 days ago via site
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Soyuz sim control room - note the flags, and sim in background - Star City

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American, Russian and Italian - the 15 Dec Soyuz crew in KZ, dressed for success

  • 1628 days ago via site
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Dima and Paolo inside their spaceship, learning the differences from the sim. They launch in 11 days.

  • 1630 days ago via site
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At the Soyuz sim in Star City - my instructor Yuri is 73 and knows all

  • 1631 days ago via site
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My spaceflight launch is exactly 2 years from now - I'm letting myself get a little bit excited.

  • 1632 days ago via site
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It's 27 below zero in Star City. Bill Ingalls took a photo of the Moscow cold.

  • 1633 days ago via site
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Helmet and gloves to go for a spacewalk. They work under pressure.

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What's in an astronaut's toolbox? You can see the securing tethers on each item.

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In the NT-38 cockpit last week, local training flight to Laredo

  • 1636 days ago via site
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after yesterday suited underwater, my hands are sore today

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