Canadian astronaut and Tweeter extraordinaire Cmdr. Chris Hadfield reached from space on Monday to speak with students around Halifax.
Hadfield spoke to a group of more than 100 excited junior high students, celebrating the launch from the National Film Board Space School website and Earth Day.
"Happy Earth Day. I brought a little Earth with me as well. Contrary, my respect and my concern, and my passion for the Earth has only been deepened by the chance to see it from this perspective," said Hadfield.
"It's an incredible privilege to see the Earth by doing this and I'm glad you've had an opportunity to look at some of the pictures I have been sending down to try and just express our feeling of stewardship necessary to be occupants of spaceship Earth,"
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