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Summary

Chris Hadfield (born as Chris Austin Hadfield in Sarnia, Ontario) is a famous Astronaut from Canada, he is 55 years old and still alive, born August 29, 1959.

Biography

Hadfield received a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1982 from the Royal Military College in Kingston (Ontario). In 1992 he received a master's in aeronautical engineering from the University of Tennessee.

In 1978, Hadfield at the Canadian Forces and completed after the bachelor's degree course at the Canadian Air Force pilot. There he was turned off long three years to NORAD in 1985 and flew the CF-18 fighter aircraft. Hadfield also completed training as a test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base.

1992, Hadfield 5330 applied successfully against competitors for the Canadian space program and then switched to training at the Johnson Space Center of NASA. While 25 shuttle missions Hadfield was used as a conductive connecting speakers (Capcom). From 1996 to 2000 he was head of the CSA astronaut.

On 12 September 1995 launched Hadfield with the Space Shuttle Atlantis into its first mission (STS-74) space. This mission was made in Russia, designed and built SDM module coupling to the space station Mir. In addition, the space station was supplied with supplies.

Hadfield's second space flight began on 19 April 2001 with the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-100. During the flight to the International Space Station (ISS) Canadarm2 robotic arm of the Canadian and was carried for the first time, the logistics module Raffaello. In two outboard mounted Hadfield activities together with Scott Parazynski's robotic arm on the ISS.

Hadfield was then from 2001 to 2003, the Director of Operations for NASA at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia Swjosdny Gorodok.

2003 Hadfield retired from the Canadian Air Force after 25 years of military service and civilian astronaut is now the CSA. From 2003 to 2006 he was director of the Robotics Department at the Johnson Space Center in Houston and is now director of ISS operations.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by Chris.

Related authors: Yuri Gagarin

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Hadfield

Famous quotes by Chris Hadfield (6)


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"I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride"
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"I've been lucky enough to fly to space twice"
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"Our role is to develop techniques that allow us to provide emergency life-saving procedures to injured patients in an extreme, remote environment without the presence of a physician"
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"And now for Return to Flight, I'm chief of robotics working in the astronaut office in Houston, as a Canadian"
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"So without that Canadian invention we were grounded. And so that was a really important and key part of the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it"
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"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"


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