Chris Hadfield, Astronaut Extraordinaire, Announces His Retirement

Thanks for all the fish, Chris Hadfield. You made us all care about space after many decades of not caring.

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Here he is earlier today strolling into the Canadian Space Agency.

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“I’m making good on a promise I made my wife nearly 30 years ago — that yes, eventually, we would be moving back to Canada,” said Hadfield.

The fact that you're Canadian doesn't even matter anymore. [CBC via Universe Today]

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NorthernRoamer

I saw him today when he made his retirement announcement. He's looking pretty gaunt. I hope he gets his health back soon. Losing five pounds of bone is no picnic.