Exploring space can be daunting because it is Infinite. Astronauts spend their entire lives looking into the wonders of space. One of the well known canadian astronaut is Chris Hadfield, who was born on August 29 1959 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and grew up at a corn farm in southern Ontario. Chris Hadfield is known for being the first successful canadian astronaut of many different things. Chris Hadfield might have achieved many accomplishments but wouldn’t be able to do it without his family. Chris Hadfields family plays an important part in his life. He has 3 other members in his family, which are his dad, Rodger Hadfield, his mom, Eleanor Hadfield and his brother, Dave Hadfield. Ever since Chris Hadfield was young his dream was to become an astronaut and after all his hard work and studying, he had accomplished his dream . This might be surprising but did you know Chris Hadfield is afraid of heights even though he is an astronaut. Regardless of his fear of heights and with family support, he was able to accomplish great things in astronomy. Chris hadfield has done many accomplishments that inspire many canadians. In 1992 he became the first canadian to become a space mission specialist, the first canadian to do a space walk, the first canadian to command the .international space station and lastly, the first canadian to record a music video in space called “Space Oddity”. A space walk is when an astronaut gets out of their vehicle while they are in space, and an international space station is a huge spacecraft in orbit around the earth. On december 19 2012, Chris Hadfield blasted off into space. He spent a total of 146 days in space, and had done a total of 130 scientific experiments during the space mission. Even though Chris Hadfield had achieved many accomplishments but it wasn’t without obstacles and struggles. Chris hadfield has gone through many difficult obstacles throughout his journey of being an astronaut. For example once he was 5 hours into his mission and drops of water began floating in his helmet, and his eyes started to sting during his first space walk and he became blind but not for forever. What Chris has to say about this is “In my experience fear comes from not knowing what to expect and not feeling you have control over what’s about to happen”. These struggles and problems in his career have made Chris Hadfield the amazing person he is today. Chris has a personality that inspires others. In my opinion I think Chris hadfield is an amazing inspiration to many people around the world who have a dream and want to fulfill it no matter what problems might come in their way. Relating to Hadfields career I think he is brave, persevere, courageous, and Intelligent. Did you know that Chris Hadfield was selected to become one from four canadian astronauts, out of 5,330 other people? Did you also know Chris Hadfield had retired from the canadian space agency on July 3 2013? Chris Hadfield has taught us many different things about his life of being a canadian astronaut. Chris hadfield is a role model to many canadians because he taught us about many mysteries of space, and what astronauts have to go through. Also, he taught us to never give up, and if you work hard you can accomplish your dream. Just like Chris Hadfield accomplished his childhood dream of being an astronaut by working hard to reach his goals. Chris Hadfield is an inspiration to many who want to explore space but to all for his perseverance and hard work..