All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chris hadfield’

William Shatner Honored by NASA for Service

NASA honored iconic actor William Shatner with its highest award bestowed upon civilians Saturday, the Distinguished Public Service medal. Shatner received the citation while attending his own Hollywood Charity Horse Show in Los Angeles, which raises money for children’s causes. The medal cited Shatner for “outstanding generosity and dedication to inspiring new generations of explorers around the world, and for …

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Celebrity Space Station Commander at Conference

Internationally renowned astronaut and social media celebrity, Commander Chris Hadfield will be the featured opening keynote speaker at “Pink14”, the 18th Annual IT Service Management Conference & Exhibition. On February 17, 2014 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Hadfield is slated to speak before thousands of IT professionals on the topics of Leadership, Teamwork and Collaboration – subjects that resonate …

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Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie’s Space Oddity Aboard the ISS

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield has been doing awesome things in space, aboard the International Space Station, for some time now – now he’s on his way back to Earth after a stint as the ISS’ Commander. Well, here’s his goodbye. It’s a slightly tweaked version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Yep, “Space Oddity” performed in space. It just …

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Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space

Canada just unveiled their new polymer $5 bank note, and they had a little help from someone that’s out of this world. Literally. Well, not its orbit (apologies). Anyway, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station, was part of the big reveal. For those of you who lost track, yes, Canada did just unveil a …

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Astronaut Wrings Out Water Aboard the ISS, Proving That Even Mundane Tasks Are Awesome in Space

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield is awesome, space is awesome, and everything he does in space is awesome. Proving once again that even the most mundane tasks are transformed into something incredible when performed in zero gravity, here’s Hadfield wringing out a soaking-wet washcloth aboard the ISS. Not only is the wringing-out part cool, but so is the whole …

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Watch Astronaut Chris Hadfield Make a Space Sandwich

Here’s Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield giving us a tour of his space kitchen and showing off his zero-gravity culinary prowess. When you’re done with this, make sure you catch his recent reddit AMA. It’s out of this world! (I’ll show myself out).

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