Canadian takes historic stroll in space
from CBC.ca archives | Sun, 22 Apr 2001
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA - The country's space program ventured to new heights Sunday when astronaut Chris Hadfield became the first Canadian to walk in space.
"Oh man! What a view," Hadfield said as he stepped out of the space shuttle Endeavour. "That takes your breath away."
He began the adventure just after 7:50 a.m. eastern time Sunday, dressed in a white spacesuit with a Maple Leaf flag on the sleeve.