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Chris Hadfield's 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth'
In "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," Chris Hadfield shares what he learned from flying in space. (Image credit: / NASA/Little, Brown & Co.)

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Canada's first commander of the International Space Station, visited's office this afternoon and you can watch the full video of our interview with him.'s Managing Editor Tariq Malik and I asked Chris about his new book, "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" (Little, Brown and Company 2013), his amazing videos about life in space and what's next for him. He even played an impromptu song on the guitar for us, which you can see in the video below.

Thanks to those of you who submitted your questions and tuned in to the webcast!


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Megan Gannon Contributing Writer

Megan has been writing for Live Science and since 2012. Her interests range from archaeology to space exploration, and she has a bachelor's degree in English and art history from New York University. Megan spent two years as a reporter on the national desk at NewsCore. She has watched dinosaur auctions, witnessed rocket launches, licked ancient pottery sherds in Cyprus and flown in zero gravity on a Zero Gravity Corp. to follow students sparking weightless fires for science. Follow her on Twitter for her latest project.