Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Book Signings

Canadian Astronaut on his book tour this side of the Atlantic, go along and meet him, have a chat, buy a book and get it signed……………………

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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 December 13, 2013
Leicester, England (United Kingdom)
TBA –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

National Space Centre

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December 14, 2013
London, England (United Kingdom)
TBA –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

[Venue TBA]

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December 14, 2013
Dublin, Ireland
12:00pm –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Eason’s (O’Connell Street)

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December 15, 2013
London, England (United Kingdom)
 Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Waterstones (Piccadilly)

Meet

Chris Hadfield

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

WATERSTONE’S PICCADILLY Sunday, 15 December 2013, 3:00PM

The world renowned astronaut and YouTube sensation will be signing copies of his new book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.  Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Further terms and conditions may apply.

Further details: 020 7851 2419

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December 16, 2013
London, England (United Kingdom)
 Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Waterstone’s (Oxford) and
Science Museum (London)

Meet the worlds most famous Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield in Oxford!

Chris Hadfield

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

WATERSTONE’S OXFORD Monday, 16 December 2013, 12:00PM

We are excited to a announce a unique chance to meet everyone’s favourite Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield. While serving as Commander of the International Space Station Chris became a worldwide social media sensation posting breath taking photos from Space, and famously recording a zero-gravity version of David Bowie’s classic “Space Oddity”. Chris will be signing copies of “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth”. Please plan your docking with the store early, as we expect huge interest in this out of the world event!

Further details: 01865 790212

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December 17, 2013
Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)
3:00pm –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Meet an Astronaut!

Chris Hadfield

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

WATERSTONE’S CARDIFF THE HAYES Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 3:00PM

Astronaut and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield will be in the store signing copies of his new book ‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’ – the vivid and refreshing insights in this book will teach you how to think like an astronaut, get what you want, and will change, completely, the way you view life on Earth.

Further details: 02920665606


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December 17, 2013
Chepstow, Wales (United Kingdom)
TBA –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

The Drill Hall

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December 18, 2013
Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
7:00pm –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Talk and book signing: “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth”
The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

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December 19, 2013
London, England (United Kingdom)
TBA –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Found in Music event and book signing: “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth”
[Venue TBA]

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January 9, 2014
Dublin, Ireland
TBA –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Laya Healthcare Pendulum Summit
Convention Centre Dublin
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January 11, 2014
Dublin, Ireland
9:30am –  Chris Hadfield (STS-74, STS-100, Soyuz TMA-07M, ISS 34/35)

Royal Dublin Society

 

Future Space Station crew train to control rover from orbit

Chris Hadfield at EAC, Cologne, to train on Mocup
 
Chris Hadfield at EAC
 
 

25 May 2012
 
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and NASA’s Sunita Williams, both scheduled for missions to the International Space Station, have completed their training at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre to learn how to drive a model rover remotely on Earth from space.
 
The training is part of an Agency initiative to test communications concepts and technologies for Meteron, the Multi-Purpose End-To-End Robotic Operations Network, which will be used to prepare for future human and robotic missions to the Moon, Mars and other celestial bodies.
 
 
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The two astronauts were at EAC, Cologne, Germany, on 22 May to train with the Meteron Operation and CommUnication Prototype (MOCUP), a simple model rover being used for checking the special communication link from the Station to Earth.
 
 
Later this year, Williams is scheduled to control the rover, located at ESA’s Space Operations Centre, Darmstadt, from the orbital outpost and will see what it is ‘seeing’ and doing on a laptop screen.
 
 
This will confirm the space-to-ground communication link, which joins several ESA and international partner establishments and the Station.
 
 
This link will later be used to control actual robotic vehicles, including Eurobot located at ESTEC, as part of Meteron research.
 
 
This week’s training was supported by the Belgian ISS User Support and Operation Centre in Brussels, one of the nine institutes that support European scientific research conducted in orbit and on the Station.

The MOCUP prototype is built from a LEGO© Mindstorm kit with some custom-made additions, and for now can do only simple things.