Hadfield's Space Station command

The Canadian astronaut took command of the International Space Station at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, becoming the first Canadian to take the helm. Hadfield has been taking some incredible photos from high above the Earth. Check out the photos below, and follow Chris Hadfield on Twitter at @Cmdr_Hadfield.

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn don their NASA-issue Extravehicular Mobility Units for an emergency spacewalk to find an ammonia link outside the International Space Station. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (center) and Russia
Unplanned Spacewalk a 'Precedent-Setting' Move for Space Station Crew
NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn don their NASA-issue Extravehicular Mobility Units for an emergency spacewalk to find an ammonia link outside the International Space Station. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (center) and Russia
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has teamed up with Barenaked Ladies on a new song titled I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing). Hadfield, seen at left, performed his part from space, while the Ladies, led by Ed Robertson, right, played from Toronto.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has teamed up with Barenaked Ladies on a new song titled I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing). Hadfield, seen at left, performed his part from space, while the Ladies, led by Ed Robertson, right, played from Toronto.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has teamed up with Barenaked Ladies on a new song titled I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing). Hadfield, seen at left, performed his part from space, while the Ladies, led by Ed Robertson, right, played from Toronto.
International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield will have a live video chat with about 1,000 students from Bert Church High School in Airdrie, north of Calgary.
International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield will have a live video chat with about 1,000 students from Bert Church High School in Airdrie, north of Calgary.
International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield will have a live video chat with about 1,000 students from Bert Church High School in Airdrie, north of Calgary.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's broadcasts from the International Space Station have helped connect music and science.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's broadcasts from the International Space Station have helped connect music and science.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's broadcasts from the International Space Station have helped connect music and science.
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Tonight's finale: Over 11 years after I walked in space to install it, I'm flying the Station-building robot Canadarm2. pic.twitter.com/EWoBGTh7
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Space Plumber - annual overhaul of the urine hoses, valves and sensors. After I was done, it worked! pic.twitter.com/70K7xWNM
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University. pic.twitter.com/5lVhyibO
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor. pic.twitter.com/3L7itSll
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day - 9 Jan 13. pic.twitter.com/2mGtFiC2
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Charlottetown, PEI. The birthplace of Canada's Confederation, seen from orbit by a Canadian, 146 years later. pic.twitter.com/bbGvjF2G
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Station Health - measuring our coolant water for ammonia, pH and general contamination. pic.twitter.com/ENwclFH6
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Getting ready to exercise - doing up my shoes while floating. pic.twitter.com/VpNmzTx8
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
Earth above, space below, in the Cupola - the displays we use for operating the Canadarm2 robot. pic.twitter.com/eJoyZ8SN
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Golden Horseshoe snowily wrapping the end of Lake Ontario on the 2nd of January
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
The Pyramids at Giza, Egypt - can you see them?
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Toronto in snow - how it looked from the ISS today, 30 Dec at 12:35 local.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
Space Station Toilet - it uses airflow, and solids/liquids are done separately. Note the ironic reading material.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
I'm very proud to have my country's flag on the wall of the Space Station, especially in such honourable company.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Calgary emerging from the snow on New Year's Eve, with clouds beginning to roll in overhead.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Cambridge Ontario in the snow, on the last day of 2012.
Earth, Moon and Soyuz: Kevin Ford took this picture as we approached Station last week. Science fiction into fact.
Earth, Moon and Soyuz: Kevin Ford took this picture as we approached Station last week. Science fiction into fact.
Earth, Moon and Soyuz: Kevin Ford took this picture as we approached Station last week. Science fiction into fact.
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Without gravity, you can store things everywhere. We keep our gym gear tucked up into the ceiling
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, on New Year's Day, 2013. Looks a little like a remainder from earth's difficult puberty years. :)
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Montreal South Shore, in snow (and a trace of cloud) - how it looked today from ISS, 30 Dec at 12:40
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
Quebec City - La Ville de Quebec, le 31 Dec 12 a midi, de la station spatial internationale.
The Rockies are beautiful, and very much so from orbit - What an amazing view! (photo taken 30 Dec 12)
The Rockies are beautiful, and very much so from orbit - What an amazing view! (photo taken 30 Dec 12)
The Rockies are beautiful, and very much so from orbit - What an amazing view! (photo taken 30 Dec 12)
It is a rare day when you get to see people play a game of Scrabble on the ceiling. Easy to lose the little pieces!
It is a rare day when you get to see people play a game of Scrabble on the ceiling. Easy to lose the little pieces!
It is a rare day when you get to see people play a game of Scrabble on the ceiling. Easy to lose the little pieces!
Inside my Sleep Pod - it serves as my bedroom, recording studio, and twitter zone while on the Space Station.
Inside my Sleep Pod - it serves as my bedroom, recording studio, and twitter zone while on the Space Station.
Inside my Sleep Pod - it serves as my bedroom, recording studio, and twitter zone while on the Space Station.
Lunch in a Pouch - this is Fiesta Chicken. Very tasty. You can see my long spoon velcroed to the table.
Lunch in a Pouch - this is Fiesta Chicken. Very tasty. You can see my long spoon velcroed to the table.
Lunch in a Pouch - this is Fiesta Chicken. Very tasty. You can see my long spoon velcroed to the table.
Space Shampoo - very cool what bubbles do here. Imagine the problems this causes for fuel tanks and pumps.
Space Shampoo - very cool what bubbles do here. Imagine the problems this causes for fuel tanks and pumps.
Space Shampoo - very cool what bubbles do here. Imagine the problems this causes for fuel tanks and pumps.
Tadoussac, Quebec - a great place for whale watching. Photo taken at Noon on 31 Dec 12.
Tadoussac, Quebec - a great place for whale watching. Photo taken at Noon on 31 Dec 12.
Tadoussac, Quebec - a great place for whale watching. Photo taken at Noon on 31 Dec 12.

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