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Hadfield, Chris, 1959-


  • [Chris Hadfield, born in Sarnia, Ontario on August 29, 1959, is a former Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and astronaut and the first Canadian to walk in space. He has served as the capsule communicator for 25 shuttle launches, as director of NASA Operations in Star City, Russia, chief of International Space Station Operations, and chief of robotics at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.]

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1959
    • Birth Place

        Sarnia (Ont.)
    • Gender

        male
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    • Field of Activity

        Space exploration
          Aeronautics
            Military
          • Occupation

              Astronaut
                Pilot
                  Royal Canadian Air Force pilot
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                • found: His An astronaut's guide to life on Earth, 2013:t.p. (Chris Hadfield) dust jacket (Col. Chris Hadfield, astronaut, capsule communicator for 25 shuttle launches; director of NASA Operations in Star City, Russia from 2001-2003; chief of robotics at the Johnson Space Center in Houston from 2003-2006, former chief of International Space Station Operations)
                • found: AMICUS, Nov. 13, 2013(Chris Hadfield; born August 29, 1959, in Sarnia, and raised in Milton, Ont., graduated as an Ontario Scholar from Milton District High School in 1977; mechanical engineering degree, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ont.; Master of Science in aviation systems at the Univ. of Tennessee; former Royal Canadian Air Force pilot; first Canadian to walk in space)
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                • [Chris Hadfield, born in Sarnia, Ontario on August 29, 1959, is a former Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and astronaut and the first Canadian to walk in space. He has served as the capsule communicator for 25 shuttle launches, as director of NASA Operations in Star City, Russia, chief of International Space Station Operations, and chief of robotics at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.]
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                • 2013-11-13: new
                • 2019-01-04: revised
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