Astronaut Chris Hadfield explains why humans should be optimistic

It feels like everything is going to hell, especially as a seemingly dreadful year comes to an end and winter keeps getting stronger. But, despite the continuous onslaught of bad news flooding media, there are many reasons to be optimistic about the future. Everyone's favorite astronaut Chris Hadfield explains. »12/28/14 7:30am12/28/14 7:30am

Astronaut explains why the underwear in Gravity was unrealistic

It's not the visuals. Awesome astronaut Chris Hadfield told Conan that Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity perfectly captured the spectacular beauty of space. This is a man who actually spacewalked, people! We gotta trust his opinion since we'll probably never see space. But one thing that wasn't realistic? Sandra Bullock's… »11/11/13 11:16pm11/11/13 11:16pm

How Astronauts Use the Toilet: It's More Complicated Than You Think

Here's our favorite astronaut and yours, Cmdr. Chris Hadfield, giving a simple, English language version of how going to the bathroom is complicated by being in space, the, ahem, dangers inherent in introducing poop to zero gravity environments. You might already know this stuff, or you might not, but Hadfield makes… »8/28/13 2:23pm8/28/13 2:23pm

Watch Chris Hadfield MacGyver Up a Game of Space Darts

You thought Chris Hadfield turned his back on us when he left the ISS earlier this month, didn't you? For shame, internet patron, for shame. Hadfield may be safely back on Earth, but the otherworldly videos continue to surface. And in this one, you get to see him make himself a game of darts MacGyver style. In zero… »5/20/13 6:39pm5/20/13 6:39pm

The Photos From Today's Emergency Spacewalk Are Totally Awe-Inspiring

When astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn left the ISS today to go fix a leaky ammonia pump all quicklike, everyone's favorite YouTubing Canadian Commander, Chris Hadfield, stayed inside to keep things going there. But, as he is wont to do, he took some seriously awesome shots of the spacewalkers at work. »5/11/13 6:07pm5/11/13 6:07pm