@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space? MBB— William Shatner
@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.— Chris Hadfield
Commander Chris Hadfield, former Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and current expedition leader, is the recognized captain of the International Space Station. He is tweeting about his time there and, apparently, reports directly to Starfleet.
- The family of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell in July three days after she was detained during a traffic stop, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.
- Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean have exceeded 2,000, making 2015 the deadliest year for people trying to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration.
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.