What is it like to blast off into space? Chris Hadfield breaks it down
'Right up until the last second, until the engine shuts off, the crew is super-focused'
Watch as Former Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield breaks down what might have been going through the mind of David Saint-Jacques, and the sensations the Canadian astronaut might have been feeling as he was launched into space on Monday aboard the Soyuz.
- "To look down and see my wristwatch like magic floating like a little snake around my wrist, it was like a little secret delight … it was also a reminder I wasn't in Kazakhstan anymore."
- "Underneath that big, official-looking astronaut pressure suit, David's wearing a diaper."
- "[Launch] is the most dangerous 10 minutes of his entire six months in space."