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# Space man
Did you know Ireland has a Minister for Space?
It’s this man.
# new mission
From space hero to tourism ambassador: Chris Hadfield returns to give Ireland's attractions a boost
The astronaut will spend the next few days as a ‘tourist’ as part of a promotional drive aimed at reaching his million-plus Twitter followers.
# 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.
# China
Watch: Ambitious China launches first space laboratory
China plans to have a space station launched by the beginning of the next decade.