|Col. Chris Hadfield and Sgt. |
Brett Duffy of 679 Blackville
Royal Canadian Air Cadet
Duffy sent a letter to Hadfield, who was the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station, asking if the cadets from his regiment could personally meet Hadfield after the event.
In his letter, Duffy said that he thought meeting Hadfield would be an amazing opportunity for local people to have a chance to talk to such an inspiring Canadian. Duffy said he was "was very excited and surprised" when he received a response.
|Duffy's autographed photo of|
Col. Chris Hadfield
Hadfield spoke about his experiences in space and walked the attendees through what life in space was like. Duffy said that the overall experience "was very fulfilling and enjoyable."
Duffy has been a member of the 679 Blackville Royal Canadian Air Cadets for almost five years. His rank in the regiment is Sergeant.
by Justin Donahue