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Astronaut Chris Hadfield is a "phenomenon", says RASC Vice President Chris Gainor

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Written by Kate Fane on
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Thu, 2013/02/28


Since his launch into orbit, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has become a total media sensation. Whether tweeting William Shatner or writing rock songs with a member of the Barenaked Ladies, Hadfield has jumped on social media to spread his message to a whole new audience.

In this article from the Victoria Times Colonist, Hadfield's mother-in-law, as well as RASC Vice President Chris Gainor, discuss the great effect Hadfield has had on popularizing space exploration.