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Canadian spaceman charms fans across globe

Using novel methods, Chris Hadfield captured the interest of millions of fans, particularly the young.

Last Modified: 13 May 2013 09:01
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Canadian Chris Hadfield went into space last December as a relatively unknown astronaut.

Now almost five months later, he is returning to Earth something of a star, with millions of online fans and followers.

Space agencies around the world will be looking at how Hadfield captured the world's imagination, especially among the young.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

 

 

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