Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies tell the stories of people from a variety of walks of life whose talent, courage, skill, and vision have inspired millions. These stories will fascinate readers with their in-depth portraits of people who have risen to the top of their fields, achieved excellence and recognition, and provided examples of achievement and character for people of all ages and backgrounds. Chris Hadfield Inspiring New Generations to Explore Space In December 2012, Chris Hadfileld embarked on perhaps his greatest assignment as an astronaut-a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The first Canadian to as an ISS Commander, Chris managed to generate an excitement around the world about space exploration not seen for decades. Through his mastery of social media, he shared fun educational sessions aboard the ISS with school kids on Earth, all the while providing his millions fans with a constant flow of stunning photographs from space and inspiring messages on Twitter. The astronaut, dubbed "Commander Cool" tapped into the Information Age to bring wit, wisdom, and enthusiasm-not to mention a little music-to a whole new generation of space fans. Book jacket.
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