Did you hear? Commander Chris Hadfield will be Calgary Stampede’s 2013 Parade Marshal! As huge admirers of Commander Hadfield, we are over the moon (sorry guys, couldn’t resist) that he will be here with us to celebrate this year.

Here’s how it all went down.

After this Twitter exchange…



Calgary Stampede President Bob Thompson issued this offical invitation on YouTube.

And Commander Hadfield said “Yes!”

We are so honoured that you’ll be joining us Commander Hadfield- see you in July! Yahoo!