Collection: Chris Hadfield's space videos
After spending 146 days in space, Canadian astronaut and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield landed back to Earth on Tuesday. Since the arrival, Hadfield has had a difficult time adjusting to Earth's gravity, which would make sense considering he skyrocketed to popularity for his weightless Q&A videos recorded in space. Here are just a few we found pretty entertaining.
On the eve of his return to Earth after nearly five months on board the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has recorded his own version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield soaks a washcloth, gives it a twist, and...well, you'll see.
Sometimes astronauts experience disorientation and nausea when they arrive in space. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrates how astronauts deal with space sickness. Credit: Canadian Space Agency/NASA
Throughout his ISS mission, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been taking some of the most incredible photos of Earth ever seen. In this video, the Station Commander takes us to the best seat in the house to gaze at the visual splendour of the Earth. He shares his techniques and his passion f…
Canadian astronaut and Commander of Expedition 35 demonstrates how astronauts brush their teeth in space. You might be surprised by what he reveals!To learn more about hygiene in space, check out: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/living_hygiene.asp
To better understand how vision is impacted in the space environment, astronauts use onboard medical instruments like the tonometer to examine the health of eyes. Commander Chris Hadfield gives us an inside look at these instruments and demonstrates how they work. Credit: CSA/NASA
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us his "kitchen" in space and prepares a 0-g treat. Free-floating food-eating ensues, complete with a tumbling tortilla.Credit: CSA/NASA
CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield gives us a demonstration of how astronauts clean up spills on the International Space Station (ISS). Credit: CSA/NASAHadfield is in the midst of Expedition 34/35, a five-month mission that will conclude on May 13, 2013.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In a high-flying, perfectly pitched first, an astronaut on the International Space Station is bowing out of orbit with a musical video: his custom version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."