Chris Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Full Name: Chris Hadfield


Profession: Astronaut
Why Famous: An engineer and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, he has flown two space shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station.

He was also the first Canadian to walk in space.

Born: August 29, 1959 (59 years old)
Birthplace: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Married Life

  • 1981-12-23 Astronaut Chris Hadfield (22) weds high-school girlfriend Helene Walter

Historical Events in the Life of Chris Hadfield

  • 2013-05-13 Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield departs the International Space Station to return to Earth

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