Chris Hadfield visits Hess School

Canada’s favourite astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield, took time out of his busy schedule to drop by Hess St. School in Hamilton Friday afternoon to speak to students in Grades 6-8 about his experiences in space.The students learned about space walks, sleeping in a weightless environment, and the power of liftoff. Here are a few pics from today. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career.  Chris demonstrates to Grade 6 student Yahya Hassam Adam how the astronauts are reclined during liftoff. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Steve Buist

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Chris demonstrates to Grade 6 student Yahya Hassam Adam how the astronauts are reclined during liftoff. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Chris and the students watch a display.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by:

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Chris and the students watch a display. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. The students listen while Chris talks about how to escape Earth's orbit. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by:

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. The students listen while Chris talks about how to escape Earth’s orbit. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. A trio of Grade 8 students painted a keepsake for Chris to take away from his school visit.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by:

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. A trio of Grade 8 students painted a keepsake for Chris to take away from his school visit. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Chris uses Grade 6 student Zoe Casale to talk about spacewalks.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by:

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Chris uses Grade 6 student Zoe Casale to talk about spacewalks. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 - Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Hadfield sang a song for the kids. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by:

Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 18, 2015 – Commander Chris Hadfield visited Grade 6-8 students at Hess St. School Friday afternoon to talk about his career. Hadfield sang a song for the kids. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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