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Archbishop O'Sullivan Skypes Chris Hadfield

March 23, 2016

Chris Hadfield on Skype

On March 22, students at Archbishop O'Sullivan Catholic School had the opportunity to ask Chris Hadfield, Canadian Astronaut questions about space and his experience as an astronaut.

Last month, students had the opportunity to join in on a virtual classroom, where students from across Canada were able to watch Chris Hadfield talk about his time in space.

But students at Archbishop O'Sullivan still had more questions, so a one-on-one skype session was set up with the students and Chris Hadfield. 

The students asked questions about how Mr. Hadfield washed his hands in space, how long was the training to get ready to travel to space, what did he miss the most, how he protected himself from extreme temperatues and many more. 

Chris Hadfield said he wanted to be an astronaut since he was nine years old, when the first man landed on the moon. He encourged students to "...think about the team that you're on, think about all of the opportunities that exist for you and think about who you're going to turn yourself into." 

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