Commander Chris Hadfield retired Colonel and Astronaut was a recent guest speaker at Sheraton on the Falls. He addressed a large group with his motivational speech about being one of Canada’s top Astronauts. Commander Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space, flown two missions to space shuttle missions and served as the Commander of the International Space Station.
Commander Hadfield is one of the most Social Media active Astronaut to leave earth. He has almost a million Twitter followers and created one of the most popular Reddit I AM A threads of all time. According to his Wikipedia Commander Hadfield is also the recipient of many awards and honours including the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Commander Hadfield is currently launching a book entitled ‘An Astronauts Guide to Life’. Included in his book are stunning images and experiences from his NASA missions.