Canadian spaceman charms fans across globe

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

    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.

     

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.