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Packed house greets Chris Hadfield at News Café

Col. Chris Hadfield explains the intricacies of space flight to a packed Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday.
People packed the Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday to see Col. Chris Hadfield.
Fans (from left) Kira Rowat, Abigail, Maia and Iona Taylor wait for the arrival of Col. Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who gained fame aboard the International Space Station, at the Free Press News Café on Wednesday.
Col. Chris Hadfield (left) talks with reporter Geoff Kirybson on the intricacies of space flight to a packed Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday.
Hadfield, the now-retired astronaut who chronicled life aboard the International Space Station and posted pictures and videos on Facebook and Twitter, is on a tour to promote his new book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.
Col. Chris Hadfield speaks at the Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday.
Evelyn is excited to see Col. Chris Hadfield at the Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday.
Col. Chris Hadfield leaves through a crowd of fans who packed the Winnipeg Free Press News Café on Wednesday to see the Canadian astronaut in person.
Winnipeg is seen at night in a photo shared on social media by Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield while aboard the International Space Station.
Goose Bay, Happy Valley, Labrador is shown in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 8, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Newfoundland and Labrador, shot without a zoom lens, is shown in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 7, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Hadfield, NASA, via Twitter
Calgary is pictured from space on a clear winter's day on Jan. 3, 2013, in a photo posted on Twitter by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
The Baie-des-Chaleurs, separating Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula (top right) and New Brunswick's Acadian Peninsula (centre), is shown in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 4, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Halifax, N.S. is pictured from space on a crystal clear day in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 5, 2013 by Chris Hadfield.
The Golden Horseshoe wraps the end of Lake Ontario in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 2, 2013 by ISS commander Chris Hadfield.
This photo, taken by Astronaut Chris Hadfield from the International Space Station on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, shows a view of the wildfire near Burrinjuck Dam in Australia. Look closely and you can see the flames from orbit.
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Updated on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:28 PM CST: Updates photo, text.

6:58 PM: Adds slide show.

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