Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space Station. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:09

A series of videos promoting Ireland featuring former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield have been released today. Cmd(...)

The new commander of the International Space Station, Col Douglas Wheelock, included a photograph of Ireland by night which he had previously taken from the window of the ISS.

The former commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Chris Hadfield, set the bar high for his successors when it came to taking an in(...)

FILE - The LHC (large hadron collider) in its tunnel at CERN (European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland

Signing up to take part in big science costs big money, but participation also opens up big rewards. It allows researchers to work at the cutti(...)

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield speaking at the Convention Centre Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s new tourism ambassador, Cdr Chris Hadfield, has seen more of his adopted country than any Irish person has. Sixteen times a day for five mon(...)

Chris Hadfield, former Commander of the International Space Station photographed in Dublin Airport last month. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Former International Space Station (ISS) commander Commander Chris Hadfield has agreed to become a tourism ambassador for Ireland. Cmdr Hadfield, who (...)

Cmdr Chris Hadfield signing copies of his book in Easons today. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Former International Space Station (ISS) commander Chris Hadfield has thanked an anonymous individual who bought books for people waiting in line to s(...)

A file image showing astronaut Chris Hadfield celebrating St Patrick’s Day on the  International Space Station.

Former International Space Station (ISS) commander Chris Hadfield is to appear at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in January. Cmdr (...)

Astronauts working on the International Space Station. The Russian space agency has being taking space tourists there for the past decade. Photograph: Nasa

The final frontier for capitalism has been reached. Whether its pre-orbital, orbital, balloon-based flight or a good old-fashioned rocket you’r(...)

For a man who has just been introduced as a modern Isambard Kingdom Brunel or Henry Ford, the 41-year-old Elon Musk looks nervous and hesitant (...)

To boldly go: Kristin Hadfield at Croke Park with a picture of her father, the Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Few astronauts have done more to involve the public in their work than the current commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield(...)