There's an astronaut saying: In space, "there is no problem so bad that you can't make it worse." So how do you deal with the complexity, the sheer pressure, of dealing with dangerous and scary situations? Retired colonel Chris Hadfield paints a vivid portrait of how to be prepared for the worst in space (and life) -- and it starts with walking into a spider's web. Watch for a special space-y performance.
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I think the key to this, an immense, giant, huge key is EDUCATION. How many humans have the opportunity to even be educated about spiders much less how not to get lost in space or survive, without panicking, inches from a vacuum, etc.? I have had only the smallest of educations not by my choice. I am naturally afraid of a lot of things others take for granted, and probably will never be educated enough about those things or even able to try them out. The world is not full of opportunities to conquer fear unless everyone has the chance for intellect and education. So the world is full of frightened people. Oh well!
The man is exceptional in all ways that matter, and obviously when we hear him speak, he tells people exactly how to chase dreams successfully. Every step of his life he had the goal to go to space, he not only did that, but also became one of NASA's premier spokesperson. This dude's military flight career is said to be well beyond normal. Without that endorsement, Chris would NEVER have been recommended to the space program. When it comes to a Canadian who I am proud to be a countryman of, no one comes close! This dude however has orbited the Earth so many times, that he has no real citizenship that makes any sense. He has demonstrated the importance of being a Whole World Being.
I through it was one of those particles. I hear that up there, there's little flashes of light that is generated from particles, unfiltered by the atmosphere, hitting your retina. ...and so I figured it could cause at least temporary blindness.
So you've lived your entire life from the age of 9 to get to this one singular point time. Your life and professional career have been driven by the primary ambition you've just realized.
Now what ?
Not too many of us can point to a distinct zenith in our career or personal lives like that.
Through his whole narrative, I was thinking "yep, that's exactly the reason I love diving so much".
I think it's hard to fathom how rare astronauts who have actually ''lived'' in space are. I mean there are so so so many more lottery winners than there are people who have actually been to space. I love everything about these people. Their braveness, intelligence, their charisma and their will do risk their lives to live their dream. Respect.
Plasmabitch Chris Hadfield's son re wrote the lyrics so the astronaut lives at the end, With David Bowie's permission btw. He contacted him asked if it was ok to do the whole thing, one of the last cool things Mr Bowie got to experience before he died.
Such an inspirational story. It reminds me of the time I was in the shower and some shampoo got into my eyes. I had no idea what happened. I just felt this burning sensation and shut my eyes closed. Fortunately from a lifetime of training I knew exactly what to do.
I called 911.
Shaking? Shooting straight up rockets pushing off earths atmosphere, ok... Then it starts curving, the shuttle is disconnected from the rocket, the rocket falls INto the ocean and the shuttle flys off to an undisclosed area only to return a few days later and lands as a plane would normally. This is mass hypnotism on a grand scale.
fear is in no way related to danger...but this just really shows, in a small glimpse, that life is so small and fragile; one minute hes 9 year old boy dreaming of going to space, the next been there and done that, its all over. i guess the point of this video is dont ever let fear stop you from doing something because before you know it, it will all be over. one minute your dreaming about something scary, the next its over and your a 55 year old.
Just another NASA deceiver. Eternity is to long to get this wrong. Accept Jesus Christ today, we are not promised a tomorrow. It is a free gift, take it. Do yourselves a favour and check out these channels, ODD World and The Potters Clay.
Sechskies Eun Ji Won and rookie singers Lee Soo Hyun and Kim Eun Bi performed the third OST single titled "Love Song". The rookies, who are both training to debut in HYWY Entertainments girl group HYWY Girls, joined the veteran to sing about falling in love with an unlikely person. The rhythmic medium temp track is the perfect tune to make your spring days even brighter.
As a child, there was a portrait in our family home in Paris that I always loved. Today, it’s known as Maya with Doll – but to me it was just a portrait of my mother, albeit a remarkable one. “Your grandfather was a painter,” she would say, whenever the subject of the canvas, one of many that hung around the house, came up in discussion. It was only when I began school, and whispers about my heritage started to follow me, that I realised what an understatement that was. My grandfather was far more than a painter. He was the defining figure of 20th-century art – and, as I would learn later from years of academic study, a true genius. It was a revelation that would shape the course of my life in many ways. When Picasso died – in 1973, the year before I was born – he left behind 45,000 works, not to mention personal objects and correspondence.