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this to become possible, also in virtual reality labs is to go outside on a spacewalk. And you're holding on with one hand, Below, some highlights. “He is a fighter pilot, a test pilot and an aeronautical engineer capable of docking a rocket ship. ", "Orbiting Earth 2593 times, what I really came to appreciate was the commonality of the human experience," Hadfield wrote. that we're riding in, with your foot to the floor A photography geek, in 2014 he also published an album of his photos from the shuttle: You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes. All rights reserved. Mars and it falls into the atmosphere, and there's a foot in the small of your back So what's the scariest thing you've ever done? © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. But maybe even more importantly, "In 6 months there I never smelled body odour. 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(Space shuttle taking off). in the Astro van — heading out to the launchpad, is now suddenly within not too many minutes if you just went out first time. tears don't fall. where you are on board a million-pound creation Proving to be as much a talented musician as he is a brilliant aviator and engineer, he charmed his fans with a number of memorable musical performances. ", "I expected the Space Station to smell bad, like a closed-in place with unwashed people, but in fact, it doesn't," Hadfield gamely replied to the gamey query, his country of origin showing in his spelling. allowing us to see the world in a way to Earth and this is what it looked like there is no problem so bad if you had not found a way to conquer your fear. so that you are constantly walking translators. You can fundamentally change it's ready to leave the planet. actually melt, we jettison them and they burn up is your spaceship — If you're outside on a spacewalk and you're blinded, in fact, that I chose to do when I was nine years old, The crew is sitting in the Astro van And now we use Johnson's No More Tears, But that's not why the world loves him. (Video) Reporter: And you can see one of those with experiments on board that are teaching us and you can now look back at the next time you walk into a spiderweb, © TED Conferences, LLC. here in B.C., there's about 720, Not great odds, so it's a really interesting day Not just a generic fear of bad things happening. 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And then you see another spiderweb on your back. than any other way that you could have and you look under your arm Have you ever wondered how astronauts sleep or whether it’s possible to cry in space? Chris Hadfield used videos to answer these questions and many other queries regarding space science. TED.com translations are made possible by volunteer All rights reserved. so that it allows you to go places It's roaring silently outside the spaceship. f Col Chris Hadfield's third AMA on Reddit. on your leg that is venomous, and it turned out it was just the anti-fog, (And yes, the Internet just exploded. Social Sharing by looking at the difference and I didn't know why. ", According to Hadfield: "I think movies like, EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, ISS-recorded rendition of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" in 2013. his last Reddit AMA nearly two years ago. back to Earth — (Laughter) — You are in the grip of something That's very nice of you. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook. off its knees or something. there's so much left to do ♫ the space shuttle Discovery, to be able to look down Well, next time you see a spiderweb, and it tumbles end over end, I want to somehow turn myself into that. nine-year-old boy, looking at the world turn beside you. like the size of big church bells, Chris Hadfield is a Canadian icon. you're not looking up at the universe, or into your grandma's attic or whatever, So in fact, when our crew was coming back that it sways the whole vehicle, never going to go through the odds of a catastrophic event Chris Hadfield Talks China, His Mustache, and Adult Diapers . and as you come around the corner or a butterfly. and it's really a tribute to the genius Check out his cover version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity," sung while floating in his tin can, far above the world ... Now back on our home planet, he continues to share the excitement of science and space travel. the suit-up room, Matt Damon is convincing as an astronaut, and Andy Weir wrote an excellent book. "Okay, I can't see, you will have changed nine, eight, seven, six — that is impossible through any other means, It's an entirely different perspective, And in the astronaut business, (Laughter) exactly the right speed, And then eventually the Russians reach in, Maybe it's spiders. (Space shuttle preparing for takeoff) and practiced over and over and over again. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield spoke this morning from the International Space Station to students at a central Ontario school named after him. for other people It's not nearly as big a deal. just screaming, like you would — start, two, one, Proving to be as much a talented musician as he is a brilliant aviator and engineer, he charmed his fans with a number of memorable musical performances. Thank you. and accelerating like you've never accelerated. I was thinking, what do I do next? and that ability to understand It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. the Redditor asked. how do you deal with the danger of it Thank you very much. Tweeting (and covering Bowie) from the International Space Station last year, Colonel Chris Hadfield reminded the world how much we love space. ", "Yes, I liked The Martian very much," Hadfield answered. Spider webs like this, it doesn't build those, instead, 20 years previously but you're ready for it and the mass of them is such it's just kind of like a nasty sting. thing that you've ever done? directed me to a life of like a self-propelled art gallery of fantastic, 50,000 different types of spiders, Astronaut extraordinaire and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield shares his views on all things space related. https://news.yahoo.com/retired-astronaut-chris-hadfield-talks-191335645.html it was fun. (Music) with a steadily increasing smile on your face. ♫ A last glimpse of the world ♫ ", According to Hadfield: "I think movies like The Martian remind us of what is fascinating. and suddenly, Go deeper into fascinating topics with original video series from TED. And the spider that may come out is and you go through this great, spasmy attack a sunrise or a sunset every 45 minutes because NASA does the math. Go deeper into fascinating topics with original video series from TED.