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Chapter 5

Canadarm, cufflinks and collaboration


From: Canadarm and Collaboration


This chapter provides a biography of Chris Hadfield, the most experienced Canadian astronaut. Additional topics include the installation of Canadarm2 on the International Space Station and the first Canadian space walk.



Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell, PhD, is a Canadian journalist focusing on space exploration. Her clients include CBC, SpaceQ, and She has seen rocket launches in the United States and Kazakhstan, lived on a simulated Mars base, and interviewed dozens of astronauts. She is the author of The Science of Time Travel and The Search for Life on Mars. She teaches technical writing at Algonquin College and does consulting work for numerous institutions. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.