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Astronaut Chris Hadfield says that he has seen ‘countless things in the sky that he cannot explain’

Astronaut Chris Hadfield has said that he has seen “countless things in the sky” that he does not understand.The former astronaut, who served as the commander of the International Space Station and was a fighter pilot in the Canadian air force, made the comment ahead of a United States government report about unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs) that will be released next month.However Mr Hadfield said that despite such mysteries, “to see something in the sky that you don’t understand and then to immediately conclude that it’s intelligent life from another solar system is the height of foolishness and lack...
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A NASA spacecraft is on its way to smash directly into an asteroid. The test is meant to determine whether it’s possible to redirect an asteroid headed toward Earth. It’s a plot straight out of a Hollywood movie. Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield told CBC News Network’s Power & Politics the mission is worth undertaking.
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Astronaut Chris Hadfield on life in space – podcast

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Murder! Space! James Bond! Chris Hadfield and Anthony Horowitz talk thrillers

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Book Review: ‘The Apollo Murders’ by Chris Hadfield

The Apollo program of the 1960s and 1970s saw the United States land on the Moon six times. Each mission included more detailed charting of the Moon, sample returns, and experiments galore! In The Apollo Murders, author (and former astronaut) Chris Hadfield explores what could’ve happened if there was just one more mission – with a different purpose.
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