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About Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield is a Canadian retired astronaut and military pilot famed for being the first person from Canada to ever walk in space. His career as an astronaut saw him fly in space on three occasions and command the International Space Station.
He was born to Eleanor and Roger Hadfield. He is the younger brother of singer-songwriter and author Dave Hadfield. His marriage to Helene Hadfield produced three children.
In addition to being the first Canadian to ever walk on space, he is also the first Canadian to receive the unique honor of commanding the International Space Station (ISS).
He is an accomplished musician, who performed an impressive rendition of David Bowie's hit song Space Oddity while on board the International Space Station in 2013.
He once worked as ski instructor before gaining stardom as an astronaut.
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Famous quotes by Chris Hadfield
It is spectacular. From about five minutes in, when we knew for sure that we were going to have the weather to go, the smile on my face just got bigger and bigger, and I was just beaming through the whole launch. I mean, it is just an amazing ride.Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield's Popularity
Chris Hadfield is a famous Canadian astronaut, who was born on August 29, 1959. As a person born on this date, Chris Hadfield is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (August 29) and the 45th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on August 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Chris Hadfield is the 695th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Chris Hadfield's birthday, Chris Hadfield is the 293rd most famous Canadian and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
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