Everyone knows everything Chris Hadfield says is smart.  Why? Because he's been in SPACE guys, have you been in space? He also loves Ireland too, so it's a no brainer really.

The astronaut wanted to give a little New Year's message of optimism to the people of the world, although sadly, no, he does not deliver it in the style of David Bowie, nor will he be floating about. It's still pretty good though, all the same.

Take a look;