Col. Chris Hadfield

Jul 30

21,000 years ago, the ice over Montreal was 3 kilometers thick, and dwarfed the Sears and CN Towers. The land is still rising back up like a sponge from the great weight of the ice. Conditions changing over time. (xkcd)

21,000 years ago, the ice over Montreal was 3 kilometers thick, and dwarfed the Sears and CN Towers. The land is still rising back up like a sponge from the great weight of the ice. Conditions changing over time. (xkcd)

Jul 29

A spaceship named George - launching tonight to the Space Station with 7 tons of welcome supplies.
http://www.itwire.com/science-news/space/64887-esa-george-lemaitre-spacecraft-set-to-launch-july-29-on-iss-trip

A spaceship named George - launching tonight to the Space Station with 7 tons of welcome supplies.

http://www.itwire.com/science-news/space/64887-esa-george-lemaitre-spacecraft-set-to-launch-july-29-on-iss-trip

Jul 28

An interesting way to see who you’re sharing time with. The link slowly spins: xkcd.com/1335/

An interesting way to see who you’re sharing time with. The link slowly spins: xkcd.com/1335/

Jul 27

Today there are 6 astronauts living and working in space and 4 under the sea, training: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NEEMO/index.html

Today there are 6 astronauts living and working in space and 4 under the sea, training: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NEEMO/index.html

Jul 25

I found this hypnotic to watch.

Jul 24

How to live on Mars? A crew has been simulating up on Mauna Loa for 120 days, finishing tomorrow. 
http://hi-seas.org/

How to live on Mars? A crew has been simulating up on Mauna Loa for 120 days, finishing tomorrow. 

http://hi-seas.org/

Jul 22

Pilots talk with their hands. Photo by Ryan Carter at Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed.

Pilots talk with their hands. Photo by Ryan Carter at Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed.

My Dad, Roger Hadfield, flying a B-17 in 1961 and 2014. Different millennium, same smile.

My Dad, Roger Hadfield, flying a B-17 in 1961 and 2014. Different millennium, same smile.

An unexpected taste of Canada here in the United Arab Emirates. Black coffee and a maple donut at 44 deg C.

An unexpected taste of Canada here in the United Arab Emirates. Black coffee and a maple donut at 44 deg C.

Jul 21

Take a seat, he said.

Take a seat, he said.