astronaut

Astronaut Chris Hadfield offers a visual tour of Earth from the International Space Station in "You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes," like this view stretching from Havana to Washington, D.C.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on living above the sky

Apr 30, 2015
A Canadian astronaut talks about singing in space and the future of living away from Earth.
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This is ground control to Colonel Chris...

Nov 1, 2013
Colonel Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut and YouTube sensation, talks about his life in space and his new book.
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Blastoff! Talking robot Kirobo to head off to space

Jun 27, 2013
This fall, a "humanoid communication robot" called Kirobo will travel to the International Space Station to keep astronauts company.
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Even Neil Armstrong got paid per diem

Aug 27, 2012
Minus a deduction for accommodations, since there was the spacecraft to stay in.
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