Today In Aviation History
April 22, 2001
Chris Hadfield Performs First Canadian Spacewalk

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April 22, 2001.  Astronaut Chris Hadfield becomes the first Canadian to walk in space on a mission to install Canadarm2 on the International Space Station.  Due to a problem with the fluid used to prevent fogging he had a severe vision problem.  Listen to Col. Hadfield relive the experience in this TED talk.