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Commander Hadfield, Space Oddity

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Commander Chris Hadfield has been to space three times. On the Shuttle twice, and he served as Commander on the International Space Station. He was the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space and produced a rendition of David Bowie’s Space Oddity from orbit.

Now that he’s back here on Earth, Commander Hadfield continues to promote space exploration by speaking publicly at events across the globe, producing YouTube videos and writing. His newest book, “The Darkest Dark” is meant for youngsters, and tackles the worries of childhood like fear.

He's visiting Florida's Space Coast September 16th at the Kennedy Space Center -- where Commander Hadfield launch twice into space.
Find more details about the event at Kennedy Space Center

Commander Hadfield joins the podcast from New York to talk about his career, trips to Mars, and his life back here on Earth.

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration.