The iconic Canadian astronaut will also meet with UAlberta students who designed a satellite now measuring space weather.

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Perhaps the most surprising thing to learn about Chris Hadfield is that he’s afraid of heights. This is a guy who has floated in space while helping install Canadarm2 on the International Space Station (ISS) and deliberately thrown powerful fighter jets into a wild, end-over-end tumble as a test pilot, just to figure out how to regain control.

But Hadfield never once let an inconvenient phobia prevent him from chasing his dream. He knew he wanted to be an astronaut at nine years old, the moment he saw the Apollo mission land on the moon, and with single-minded determination, eventually made it happen in landmark fashion as the first Canadian to walk in space in 2001, and the first Canadian to command the ISS in 2013.

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Chris Hadfield will be appearing this Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Northern Jubilee, ...

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September
2017

That stiff back you have may not actually be stiff, UAlberta study finds

Feeling of stiffness may mean something else is going on in the back.

We all hear our friends say, “My back feels so stiff!” Well, it turns out
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September
2017

COMMENTARY || 7 ways to soothe your child’s pain in the hospital

UAlberta ER physician reveals straightforward tips that parents can use to help with the tears.

Imagine this: You are having a lovely day at the park, when your sweet boy, only seven years old,
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2017

Bossy brand advertising raises ire of most customers

UAlberta study blows holes in one of the advertising world's most beloved ploys.

Nobody likes to be told what to do. And now a UAlberta study proves that is true for even the