Chris Hadfield

The First Canadian Man To Walk In Space

Chris Hadfield is a leading NASA astronaut and motivational speaker. In July of 1969, Hadfield quietly began his mission towards becoming an astronaut. At this present time, Canada had no astronaut program, nor would it for the foreseeable future. Hadfield stuck to it, spending his free time learning mechanics on tractors and old cars, whilst also flying with his father and brothers every chance he could get.

Enrolling in air cadets, he worked his way up through the RCAF, becoming an experimental test pilot and flying over 70 types of aircraft. Hadfield made it certain that when the opportunity arose, he would be prepared for it. Later on in 1995, Chris Hadfield rode first rocket. Hadfield continued striving. Hadfield flew again in 2001, installing Canadarm2. Additionally, he served as Chief of Robotics, CapCom, and NASA‘s operation in Russia, eventually going on to pilot a Russian Soyuz.

The first Canadian commander of the International Space Station, A New York Times bestselling author,  aYouTube sensation and truly engaging speaker, Hadfield is one of the most sought-after speakers that you can get.

Drawing upon a wealth of experience within the industry, speaking of his time in space and describing what it is really like up there, Chris Hadfield delivers an unforgettable presentation about his life as an astronaut.

To book astronaut, Chris Hadfield as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Chris is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Outer-space
  • The International Space Station
  • NASA
  • Resilience