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Canadian astronaut wrestles with gravity after spaceflight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Back on Earth, Canadian astronaut and cyberspace tweeter Chris Hadfield is getting a rough re-introduction to gravity after a five-month stint aboard the International Space Station, the former commander told reporters during a video webcast from Houston. Full story

Canada Celebrates Star Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Return to Earth

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC — "It's a boy!" exclaimed astronaut David Saint-Jacques as he watched on TV while his colleague, Chris Hadfield, slowly emerged from a Soyuz spacecraft late Monday (May 13). Full story

Antics and artistry of astronaut Chris Hadfield

   Canadian spaceflier Chris Hadfield has posted incredible pictures of the world from space. He has also explained how to brush your teeth, shave and clip your nails while weightless.

Earth Day! Astronaut Celebrates Earth from Space

Earth Day is even celebrated in space. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sent down some well wishes from the International Space Station today (April 22) in honor of Earth Day. Full story

Astronaut Catches Alien on Space Station in April Fools' Prank

When an alien parked a flying saucer at the International Space Station to say hello, astronaut Chris Hadfield turned to Twitter to report the earthshaking news. And if that sounds too good to be true … that's because it is. Hadfield, it turns out, is a prankster. Full story

Astronaut Celebrates Easter in Space (Easter Eggs, Included)

Children around the world aren't the only ones having an Easter egg hunt today. Astronauts in space will get Easter treats, too. Full story

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A mining town in China photographed by Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station and posted on his twitter feed on May 27, 2013, after his return to Earth.

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks on the phone after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km (90 miles) southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks on the phone after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km (90 miles) southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks on the phone after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013. Hadfield, the first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station , landed safely in Kazakhstan wit

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gestures after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km (90 miles) southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gestures after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km (90 miles) southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gestures after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan May 14, 2013. Hadfield, the first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan with two crewmat

Ground personnel carry Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield after the Russian Soyuz space capsule landed some 150 km (90 miles) southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, in central Kazakhstan
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This photo obtained from NASA on May 13, 2013 shows Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, Expedition 34 flight engineer and Expedition 35 commander, on March 14, 2012 wearing a training version of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit spacesuit, as he awaits the start of a spacewalk training s