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Photos: Star Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Farewell Concert

Hadfield Performs on Parliament Hill

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performs on Ottawa's Parliament Hill on Canada Day, July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Chris Hadfield Performs with Trent Severn Folk Trio

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performs with the Trent Severn folk trio on Canada Day (July 1) in Ottawa. [Read the Full Story]

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Arrive

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrive on Parliament Hill in Ottawa — the location of the country's seat of government — during Canada Day festivities on July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Canada Day Gun Salute

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Smoke covers Parliament Hill in Ottawa during a gun salute, performed as part of Canada Day festivities on July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Snowbirds Team Soars

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The Snowbirds Demonstration Team (431 Squadron) flies above Ottawa's Parliament Hill as part of Canada Day festivities on July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Prime Minister and Wife Enjoy Canada Day Festivities

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (second from left) and his wife, Laureen, during Canada Day festivities in Ottawa on July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

‘Back to Earth’ Chicken Sandwich

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One of 10,000 "Back to Earth" chicken sandwiches served on Canada Day in Ottawa. The recipe was based on one created by the Hadfield family. [Read the Full Story]

Chris Hadfield Exhibit

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A temporary exhibit of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's pictures was on display in Ottawa on Canada Day, July 1, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Looking Up to Astronaut Hadfield

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Adam Harris, a teenager who has been inspired by Chris Hadfield for more than a dozen years. [Read the Full Story]

Astronauts Field Expedition 34/35 Questions

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (left) and American astronaut Tom Marshburn answer questions concerning their Expedition 34/35 mission. [Read the Full Story]

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Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell is a contributing writer for Space.com who is one of the few Canadian journalists to report regularly on space exploration. She is the author or co-author of several books on space exploration. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota in Space Studies, and an M.Sc. from the same department. She also holds a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University in Canada, where she began her space-writing career in 2004. Besides writing, Elizabeth teaches communications at the university and community college level, and for government training schools. To see her latest projects, follow Elizabeth on Twitter at @howellspace.