Col. Chris Hadfield
yesterday at 21:47. Facebook
Is there a child in your life who has always wanted to meet a real life astronaut? Then watch this very special message from Col. Chris Hadfield and get in touch with The Ray D'Arcy Show asap!
We are looking for a child from anywhere in the country, not just Dublin.
Our email address is : theraydarcyshow@rte.ie - please make sure to put the heading "Astronaut" in the subject line- and be...
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Col. Chris Hadfield
yesterday at 11:24. Facebook
Dublin, from space, crystal clear day.
I'm at the Bord Gáis theatre on Sunday - still a few matinee show tickets! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/18/2017 at 14:28. Facebook
Hello Bristol! Your Floating Harbour is a marvel, especially to someone who's used to seeing things from above. I'm looking forward to tonight at the Hippodrome!
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/16/2017 at 21:15. Facebook
Last man on the Moon. Goodbye and thank you, Gene.
Capt. Eugene Cernan, USN (ret), 14 Mar 34 - 16 Jan 17
Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, Apollo 17
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/16/2017 at 18:51. Facebook
The River Severn flowing to the shining sea, from space.
Join me at the Bristol Hippodrome this Wed evening - ideas of exploration, space travel, seeing the Earth, and maybe a little music: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/16/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
1, 2, 3, 4 ... 5 air fresheners in the taxi. Made me sniff, carefully, and then pine ...
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/16/2017 at 01:52. Facebook
Skating on Grenadier Pond in High Park, such sweetness on a winter’s day.
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/14/2017 at 15:24. Facebook
Lighting is important. Nice image from the Bowie concert in NYC.

(photo: Benjamin Chasteen)
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/13/2017 at 21:27. Facebook
Great album, Danny!

It was a pleasure experiencing the Arctic with you.
Col. Chris Hadfield
01/13/2017 at 13:20. Facebook
How many Earths have we found? The 'Goldilocks' ones, not too hot, not too cold, not too big or small - 21 seem to be juuusst right! [ Nasa.gov Link ]
Some life on Earth is so different than what I expect. These urchins (fun name: sea hedgehogs) convert aqueous CO2 into their hard shell. There are 950 species of echinoids!
Bristol - one week until showtime! An evening of ideas, images, Q&A, and maybe a little music. Book signing afterwards!
Details here: [ Chrishadfield.ca Link ]
Slightly spooky shadow of a protoplanet going around a star called TW Hydrae (192 light-years from here); video by the Hubble Space Telescope​.
Details here: [ Hubblesite.org Link ]
Their lungs do OK, but their wings are too small. Hummingbirds fly better at sea level, down where the air is thick: [ News.ubc.ca Link ]
Hello New York! Performing with David Bowie's band & many friends tomorrow night, with Emm Gryner.
Honouring the man: [ Bit.ly Link ]
This is going to be fun on Tuesday in NYC, to honour David Bowie
[ Bit.ly Link ]
(Emm Gryner & I have been practicing a tune)
Like a space station, but on Earth - and they're dragging the whole thing up-glacier.
Details and pictures here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
British Antarctic Survey
This is Pandora, moon of Saturn, as close as we've ever seen it, on 18 Dec. It's different than James Cameron imagined in the Avatar Movie.
(photo by NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn)
This woman is doing her 7th spacewalk tomorrow.
Dr. Peggy Whitson - biochemist, leader, explorer, friend. Respect.
Watch here: [ Nasa.gov Link ]