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@Cdmr_Hadfield hits halfway mark of mission: ‘Need to check my space To-Do list’


 

@Cmdr_Hadfield marks the halfway mark of his mission

‘I feel like a spaceling,’ Canadian astronaut told CTV News during an interview yesterday. ‘It sounds weird, it’s not a very common word — but I don’t feel like an Earthling.’ Hadfield’s mission hits a milestone today:

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Sat, Mar 02 2013 18:46:44

Freeze Frame – pausing for a moment, flying through the Node2-US Lab hatch, with a medical sensor taped to my head. http://pic.twitter.com/cIo4Jny4ERChris Hadfield
Good Morning, Earth! As of today, Tom, Roman & I are half-way through: launched 19 Dec & land ~14 May. Need to check my space To-Do list.Chris Hadfield
@Cmdr_Hadfield we found your space to-do list! Just one item left. http://pic.twitter.com/hCn2qDTnRTDave Atkinson
The Dragon resupply spaceship is 7 km above ISS and 2850 km in front, her problems fixed. Re-planning the rendezvous and grapple schedule.Chris Hadfield
Gaff hook peninsula at Stephenville, Newfoundland, Canada. http://pic.twitter.com/ewyeJ7P1pBChris Hadfield
Regina, SK, cleanly etched into the prairie by the February snow. http://pic.twitter.com/HVtmFlSUQsCmdr_Hadfield
St John’s, Newfoundland, on a crystal-clear winter’s day. Cape Spear stands out, even from space. http://pic.twitter.com/7upQknc9stChris Hadfield
Gaspe, Quebec – avec une bouchee de glace – with a mouthful of ice. http://pic.twitter.com/b0T5oOOBI7Chris Hadfield
Rock and water churning it up in Newfoundland – Proving it doesn’t take much colour to paint a beautiful scene. http://pic.twitter.com/2v24jF5weyChris Hadfield
Point Pelee and Pelee Island – the very southernmost tip of Canada decorated with a jigsaw of February ice. http://pic.twitter.com/XxUvC7btLiChris Hadfield
Tonight’s Finale: Newfoundland. The Rock on the horizon. http://pic.twitter.com/XzSMSSkAvkChris Hadfield
And a few tweets from Friday: 
Today I managed to skin my knee in weightlessness. Ridiculous, but true. The blood just sort of sits there, and scabs quickly. An advantage.Chris Hadfield
Tonight’s Finale: Two spaceships beautifully blocking the view of Canada’s East coast at sunset. http://pic.twitter.com/8fSYsFGqQFChris Hadfield
The ancients in Peru made lines & patterns on the Nazca plain. Imagine if they knew people would see them from here! http://pic.twitter.com/a8OTBt83hjChris Hadfield
Barbados. Bridgetown harbor is where I first learned to SCUBA dive. Who knew it would lead to walking in space? http://pic.twitter.com/v7RDJGQBflChris Hadfield
Happy St. David’s Day! The Sun shines on Holyhead, northern Wales on the first of March. http://pic.twitter.com/6GnN5EEPy9Chris Hadfield
Flying Canadarm2, keeping proficient at this very particular and exacting skill. Good job for a Canadian! http://pic.twitter.com/M83HDckCBQChris Hadfield
Karachi, Pakistan. More than 20 million of us live in this thriving delta city. http://pic.twitter.com/n5bGUz3ItAChris Hadfield


 
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@Cdmr_Hadfield hits halfway mark of mission: ‘Need to check my space To-Do list’

  1. The first thing on his space-to-do list had better be to make sure the Russkies will be able to get him home.

    • They are the sole transport back and forth for everyone….going on long after the Americans dropped out. Russians were the first in space after all.

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