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Chris Hadfield
Artwork by Cindy Bolivar, whom I've never met. Cool!
Where to land a wee spaceship on a comet 500 million miles from home. Choosing sites now.…
Even if you've walked on the Moon, airshows pull your eyes skyward. With Charlie Duke at AIR14, Switzerland.
Many thanks to everyone who sent me birthday wishes. It is delightful and heart-warming. Hugs from me to each of you.
In Switzerland, orange is the new blacktop.
I'll be talking/signing books @ the Payerne Switzerland airshow tomorrow. Come out if you can!…
To all of us born on 29 Aug, esp crewmate @AstroMarshburn - what did you do for your birthday? I ran to the lake.
At a given moment, this is our air traffic around the world.
The endless ochre dunes of Australia are unmistakable, no matter what spaceship you're in.
.@Skyecookiez Great logo! Thanks for sharing it. I look forward to visiting the students and teachers there. Chris
It's the Swiss Air Force's 100th birthday! Here w/ astronauts Charlie Duke & Claude Nicollier…
Our 'In Canada' video is going over 1.5 million views. Thanks Brother Dave! I'm glad we made it.…
Good advice in life (and crossing the street)
As a kid, I always wondered why Canadian water spun down the drain that way. Now I'm in Australia.
A humble Canadian satellite lets us all see Antarctica like never before…
This robot was a big influence on my childhood. But why did it have no name?
A view of 2 cities, in the twilight from hotel rooms. Recognize them both?
Hi, last night I saw the amazing astronaut @Cmdr_Hadfield play Space Oddity on guitar. Here's a drawing I did of it.
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A robot to do microsurgery on newborns. Space exploration inspires our inventors.…
At the Melbourne Writers Festival tomorrow night, in the Town Hall:… I brought pictures & videos for discussion.
I'm not sure why, but I wasn't expecting to see snow on the hilltops of Australia.
I really like this building. And not just because it looks like a giant H. I think.
Making tracks - 2 years on Mars & Curiosity's still exploring & discovering. Drilling again soon @NASAJPL @Energizer
Disintegrating spaceship. Cool photo of robot cargo ship burning up in the atmosphere, by @Msuraev
Good morning, Ottawa! Old capital stone in the bright August rising sunshine.
This woman is the 1st ever to win the highest world honour in mathematics - the Fields Medal. Congratulations Maryam!
Just went over 1.5 million on Fear vs Danger @TEDTalks. Round numbers are nice to celebrate :)…
The one on the right took 18,000 soldiers in Iowa in 1918. I wonder what the eye guy wore?…
9 letters on a sunny hillside. Amazing what this cut-out plywood & white paint represent to the world.
This murky bit of film is amazing - methane clouds moving over methane seas on Saturn's moon, Titan. Alien weather.…
You can drive a robot to look around inside the @Tate Gallery at night. I did - nocturnal fun
Docking spaceships is an elephant ballet. The choreography for today's is on this NASA chart. Make sense of it?
I'm ridiculously pleased with my doormat.
Good morning, sunshine. I was looking through my space photos last night and found this one. Dawn brings renewal.
For everyone who saw 2 stars go over last night, this is what @Astro_Alex saw on the Space Station.
.@Mistyolive That's George, the Automated Transfer Vehicle that could, moving in to dock. (aka Georges Lemaître… )
At the speed of light, here's where our pop culture transmissions have reached, star by star (
It's a battle of the 'staches between @tomkochnews @DKobos13 @Cmdr_Hadfield and actor Tom Selleck. Who wears it best?
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My Dad turned 80. He's a farmer. This was his birthday cake.
What are Comets made of? We're going to land on this one. @ESA_Rosetta is arriving there today…
A familiar roar at Cape Canaveral this morning. Congratulations to @SpaceX and the Asiasat team.
My brothers, sister and I just stood on the dock and watched Space Station soar overhead, brightest star in the sky. Pulls at my thoughts.