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‘Feet Up’, The First Single From Chris Hadfield’s Album ‘Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can’ Recorded in Space

Feet Up” is the first single off astronaut Chris Hadfield‘s album Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can which he recorded during his time in space on board the International Space Station for Expeditions 34 and 35 from November 2012 to May 2013.

The album is available now for preorder through Hadfield’s website with merchandise bundles, or through iTunes and Google Play, and will be released on October 9, 2015.

Adam Savage and Astronaut Chris Hadfield Walk the San Diego Comic-Con Floor in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Cosplay

To continue his tradition of walking the floor at San Diego Comic-Con in costume, Mythbuster Adam Savage recreated the silver spacesuit from 2001: A Space Odyssey. To avoid suspicion after also wearing a spacesuit in 2014, Savage decided to bring a partner along, and asked retired astronaut Chris Hadfield to wear a suit as well.

Savage outfitted each suit with a special cooling unit to avoid becoming overheated like he did in 2014, and goes over each feature of the suits with Hadfield in a video by Tested. The costume also featured replica lunch boxes from the film, in which the men carried sandwiches.

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Recreates Photos of the Earth Taken From Space With Simple Objects on Earth

In a recent video by At-Bristol, Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield (previously) discusses photography in space and tries to recreate some views of the Earth from the International Space Station using simple objects like rocks and paper.

Chris Hadfield is the world’s most famous moutachioed astronaut. Join Ross of the Live Science Team as he asks Chris about his experiences on-board the International Space Station, the future of human space exploration, and invites him to re-create some of the famous photos he took in orbit using a variety of textures and macro-photography.

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‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism’, An Inspirational Video Starring Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield

An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism” is an inspirational video starring Canadian astronaut and author Chris Hadfield (previously) as he shares some reasons to be optimistic about the future. Hadfield also gives detailed data about why life on Earth is better now than it has ever been in the past.

Hadfield is the author of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, a book about the lessons he learned in his career as an astronaut.

Our world is not as bad a place as we often feel it to be. It is easy to look to the future and lament on how far there is left to go, but sometimes it is helpful to stop and reflect on just how far we’ve come.

This New Years, my resolution is to help make our world a better place. What’s yours?

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Appears on the Swearnet Show ‘Playing Space With Bubbles’

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (previously) recently appeared on the Swearnet show Playing Space With Bubbles. Bubbles is a character who has a keen interest in space and kitties created by actor Mike Smith, popularized in the Canadian television show Trailer Park Boys. The two men talk about Bubbles’ dream of becoming a spaceman as Hadfield describes life aboard the International Space Station.

The full episode is available on Swearnet, an online video channel created by the makers of Trailer Park Boys.

Who has the right stuff to play space with Bubbles? Canadian astronaut and Internet legend Col. Chris Hadfield, of course!

Chris Hadfield and the Glove and Boots Puppets Sing David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’

On a recent episode of Glove and Boots, Internet puppets Fafa the Groundhog and Mario hilariously sing along with astronaut Chris Hadfield as he performs a cover of “Space Oddity” by David Bowie.

Here is Chris Hadfield’s original acoustic cover created aboard the International Space Station:

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