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# Optimism
Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015
“Our world is a better place than we often claim it to be.”
# everybody loves chris
Commander Hadfield made a charming Astronaut's Guide to Ireland
He’s basically one of us now.
Parody video sees puppets take the mickey out of Commander Hadfield
Don’t worry, he thinks it’s funny.
# pics of the year
The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.
# worth the wait
Pics: Hundreds queue around the block to see Commander Hadfield
Demand for Commander Chris Hadfield’s book was so high that Eason ran out of copies, leaving some people disappointed.
# Space man
Hello, commander: Chris Hadfield is in Dublin today
Commander Chris Hadfield will be signing copies of his book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life this afternoon.
# earthling
Commander Chris Hadfield is having a tough time readjusting to gravity
The astronaut’s latest video shows him to be the perfect Movember spokesman.
# Positivity
25 good things that have happened since the last budget
No matter how grim things seem today, there are still good things ahead.
# Not the News
PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.
# what a man
Commander Chris Hadfield got an award for tweeting as Gaeilge
And for his “contribution to Dublin”.
# Om nom nom
Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space
“The smell is like an old friend.” Can you guess what he went for?
# brace yourselves
Is that Ireland under all that weather?
Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.
# major tom
Did you know you can see these things from space?
The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.
# your dinner's ready
Here’s what dinner looks like in space
It’s not exactly food porn.
# Spás
Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space
Yes, that’s Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station wearing a green bowtie AND recording his version of Danny Boy.
# Dia duit Jose
The Queen, Obama and now Barroso... they've all had a go at cúpla focail
They’ll be reading Peig and jigging around next.
# beam me up scotty
Our favourite Twitter exchange of the day
William Shatner checks that all is ok with Commander Hadfield in space.
# ground control to major tom
'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'
Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station