Wednesday, May 15, 2013 | Categories: Excerpts |
(Mikhail Metzel/AP POOL)
Chris Hadfield took a very populist approach to his mission at the International Space Station. He tweeted, sent pictures, teleconferenced with school kids, and even arranged and interstellar sing-along.
Enough, says John Semley. The online editor of NOW magazine in Toronto wants his space travel mysterious, not mundane. And his astronauts? They should be larger than life superheroes, instead of the avuncular everyman in apartment 2B.