Chris 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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The spacewalking training pool is 15m / 45ft deep - a whole Space Station in there

At the Sonny Carter Training Facility - aka the NBL

What to take to space? Yesterday we chose everything from socks to Swiss Army.

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PR Picture Day - to make a life-sized photo cut-out. See the Shuttle trainer behind me.

Rassvet - dawn in Russia. I'll be home by sunset after 6 weeks on the road.

our World is a mesmerizing eye magnet

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Florida with the lights on, right down to Key West

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A late rose in the sun - something to miss during 6 months off Earth

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My brain hurt after 8 hours of Soyuz spaceship motion control theory today - into the sim tomorrow!

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Star City parade square update - new blacktop, hope it survives the freeze/thaw. 18G Centrifuge in back.

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I wonder who the first cosmonaut to use this model was? You can see the 3 Soyuz sections.

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NASA housing and vans in October snow - Star City, Russia

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Soyuz control panel desktop simulator - note the supporting computers

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Though its memorial is stained and tagged, Sputnik forever opened up our imaginations to the world above the sky.

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Star City, Green City - the footpath to my Docking System exam (it went very well!)

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Star City Barbershop - Haircut 300 Rubles ($9.00)

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Typical Star City classroom - studying the Soyuz Docking System, exam Wednesday

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The church peeks out from behind the nearly-built Star City apartment building.

Sunday morning in Star City - the newly constructed Russian Orthodox church

The back road way into Star City - main road traffic coming back from Moscow was jammed