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Chris Hadfield

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Birthday
29, 1959
Birthplace
Sarnia, Canada
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Sarnia, Canada

About

Canadian Air Force Commander who became the first Canadian in history to walk in space. He gained a fan base on social media when he posted pictures aboard a space station of the Earth.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College in 1982.

Trivia

He became the first Canadian to serve as commander of the International Space Station in March 2013.

Family Life

He has three children with his wife Helene who was his high school sweetheart.

Associated With

He was inspired to become an astronaut by Neil Armstrong's Apollo moon landing.

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