Archive of posts tagged "space"

Science World Innovators Speaker Series: Chris Hadfield and Ryan Holmes

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Science World launched a new speaker series last night with two special guests: a rockstar astronaut and a social media giant. Colonel Chris Hadfield (first Canadian to do a space walk, first to operate the Canadarm in orbit, first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station, and much more) was joined by BC’s own Ryan […]

Col Chris Hadfield Book Tour Vancouver Dates

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Recent Commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris Hadfield, will be coming through Vancouver in November during his North American book tour. Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space, his use of social media, and his ability to explain life on the ISS to the masses using videos and songs. […]

Chris Hadfield World Tour Photo Challenge

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The Canadian Space Agency is celebrating astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, with a world tour photo challenge. While Hadfield has been posting amazing images from his orbit of Earth, they are inviting young and old to submit photos for the chance to win some very unique prizes. How to Enter 1. […]

Vancouver Photo from Space Thanks to Astronaut Chris Hadfield

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has been communicating with the world below by sending Twitter updates and posting photographs from aboard in the International Space Station. Hadfield blasted off from Kazakhstan on December 19th to start a 5-month mission and has been posting information about his work. Along the way he has also been answering questions […]

Yuri’s Night at the Space Centre

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Yuri’s Night is an annual international celebration of Russia’s Yuri Gagarin being the first man to see the Earth from space and this year marks the expedition’s 50th anniversary. Vancouver is one of the 280 cities around the world who have signed up to host special events Saturday April 9th or Tuesday April 12th (the […]