NFB Space School - Chris Hadfield's Journey (Ages 11-15)

NFB Space School - Chris Hadfield's Journey (Ages 11-15)

Chris Hadfield decided to become an astronaut at the age of nine when he learned of Neil Armstrong becoming the first person to walk on the moon. He states, "To me it was the most exciting thing in the universe... that people were leaving the planet and walking on another one."

This playlist tells the extraordinary story of Canadian Chris Hadfield, which starts when he was inspired by the Apollo missions as a young boy and ends after his return to Earth from his mission as the first Canadian to command the International Space Station. Told through the mythic structure of “The Hero’s Journey” this playlist is an educational tool for teaching creative writing, mythology and biography.

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