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'Space has rarely seemed so close, or the world so astonishing' Daily Telegraph
Chris Hadfield spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane and been temporarily blinded while clinging to the exterior of an orbiting spacecraft. The secret to his success - and survival - is an unconventional philosophy he learned at NASA: prepare for the worst - and enjoy every moment of it.
You might never get to pilot a spacecraft like Colonel Hadfield, but his refreshing, hard-won wisdom will teach you how to think like an astronaut, and will change the way you view life on Earth - especially your own.
'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is the book Chris Hadfield was destined to produce . . . [It] makes the case for human space exploration in the post-Apollo, post-Shuttle age' Sunday Times
'He's the kind of astronaut who'd be great to grab a beer with' National Post
'Chris Hadfield prove[s] humour and humanity can reach Earth from space' Toronto Globe and Mail--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Hope grandsons read, history teacher recommended reading it after I bought itPublished 8 hours ago by Grandmajean
I really enjoyed this although some pages repeated themselves .
It was amazing to learn about the space station - hard to beleive it is constantly occupied
Having grown... Read more
Bought with "You are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes" as gift for friend. Very pleased.Published 5 days ago by Mrs. Mj Barrington
The author decided that he wanted to become an astronaut at an early age this book describes the realisation of his ambition. I felt that the book came as two interspersed parts. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Mr. R. F. Matthews
Really enjoyed this book - a fascinating insight into the life and career of an astronaut, funny and witty and some great advice and observations. Recommended.Published 14 days ago by Gooner
Great insight into the life of an astronaut. Once I started to read it, I really could not put it down.Published 17 days ago by Deborah Jane
This review is for the Audible audiobook version:
I have a fair interest in space, so decided to use my monthly audiobook credit to get this book. Read more