Chris Hadfield

Chris Austin Hadfield OC OOnt MSC CD (born 29 August 1959) is a retired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. An engineer and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, Hadfield has flown two space shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station.


I recently spent an incredible evening with International Space Commander Chris Hadfield at the Edinburgh User Hall. What a truly inspirational human being. Dream the impossible and inspire the next generation to achieve whatever they dream to be and do.