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Astronaut Chris Hadfield: In space ‘you recognize the unanimity of our existence’

He captured our imagination with a zero gravity cover of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, but Chris Hadfield’s time in space was a multi-facted, ‘enriching’ experience. The astronaut and Twitter phenomenon talks to Emma Brockes about the wonder of spacewalking and why he’ll never look as good as Sandra Bullock in…

Canadian International Space Station astronaut returns to Earth a star

Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield on Tuesday returned to Earth along with two other astronauts after a half-year mission to the International Space Station that saw him shoot to global stardom through his Twitter microblog. Hadfield landed safely in the Kazakh steppe along with American Tom Marshburn and Russian Roman Romanenko…

Astronaut teams up with ‘Barenaked Ladies’ for interstellar duet

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield took one small step into the record books on Friday, taking part in the first real-time musical duet from space from the observation deck onboard the International Space Station. According to Space.com, Hadfield was joined from Earth by his friend and countryman Ed Roberson and members…

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