Col. Chris Hadfield

Apr 19

The cool stuff of later nightmares. It moves. Art from the unusual minds of Poetic Kinetics.http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/the-enormous-astronaut-sculpture-at-coachella

The cool stuff of later nightmares. It moves. Art from the unusual minds of Poetic Kinetics.

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/the-enormous-astronaut-sculpture-at-coachella

I know it's just a number, but I'm delighted that a million people have watched my TED talk. It was fun to do.

Apr 18

Dragon launch today, helium valve fixed http://www.space.com/25545-spacex-dragon-cargo-ship-launch-today.html. Space X will try to land the legged rocket on water. 

Dragon launch today, helium valve fixed http://www.space.com/25545-spacex-dragon-cargo-ship-launch-today.html. Space X will try to land the legged rocket on water. 

Apr 17

If it weren’t for this sign, I never would have known.

If it weren’t for this sign, I never would have known.

Sometimes it’s good to look closely at a rule and make sure it makes sense.(To preempt the inevitable - Yes, I know it is a joke photo.)

Sometimes it’s good to look closely at a rule and make sure it makes sense.

(To preempt the inevitable - Yes, I know it is a joke photo.)

Just spent a delightful couple of hours playing bluegrass with friends in Vancouver. Thanks Teri, Stu & Trout Lake Community Centre.

Just spent a delightful couple of hours playing bluegrass with friends in Vancouver. Thanks Teri, Stu & Trout Lake Community Centre.

Apr 16

Yesterday, I met an astronaut. She looked resolute, visor up, gloves off. Ready for Gravity II.

Yesterday, I met an astronaut. She looked resolute, visor up, gloves off. Ready for Gravity II.

Apr 15

It is snowing here in Montreal. That doesn’t seem right. It’s just corn snow, but still … an evening to be indoors.

It is snowing here in Montreal. That doesn’t seem right. It’s just corn snow, but still … an evening to be indoors.

Apr 14

Busy space day! Dragon rocket launch to ISS this afternoon, lunar eclipse (with a bright Mars) tonight.

http://www.space.com/25477-spacex-dragon-cargo-ship-launch-monday.html

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/lunar-eclipse-mars-close-approach-tonight-1.2607233

Apr 13

Salut Montréal! Je vais visiter le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan lundi soir pour signer mon livre - version française.

Salut Montréal! Je vais visiter le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan lundi soir pour signer mon livre - version française.