10 College Professors Who Have Been Into Space


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Many college professors have led interesting lives, gathering bits of experience and information along the way that eventually feature in their lectures. However, it’s pretty rare to find a professor who has had out-of-this-world experiences – literally – during their lifetime. Instructors like Chris Hadfield bring that totally unique perspective to the classroom, and in case you didn’t know, he’s the Canadian astronaut who recorded the very appropriate “Space Oddity,” by David Bowie, while hovering above the Earth. After retiring from the Canadian Space Agency in June 2013, Hadfield recently agreed to be a professor of aviation at Ontario University. He is among an all-star group of professors who have given back to the educational community, having had the unusual experience of being astronauts.
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