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An astronaut's guide to life on Earth

Author: Chris Hadfield
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colonel Chris Hadfield has 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 Col. Hadfield's success - and survival - is an unconventional philosophy he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Electronic books
Named Person: Chris Hadfield; Chris Hadfield
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hadfield
ISBN: 9781447257127 144725712X 9781743516775 1743516770
OCLC Number: 970603485
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents: Pt. I PRE-LAUNCH --
1.The Trip Takes a Lifetime --
2.Have an Attitude --
3.The Power of Negative Thinking --
4.Sweat the Small Stuff --
5.The Last People in the World --
6.What's the Next Thing That Could Kill Me? --
pt. II LIFT OFF --
7.Tranquility Base, Kazakhstan --
8.How to Get Blasted (and Feel Good the Next Day) --
9.Aim to Be a Zero --
10.Life off Earth --
11.Square Astronaut, Round Hole --
pt. III COMING DOWN TO EARTH --
12.Soft Landings --
13.Climbing Down the Ladder.
Responsibility: Chris Hadfield.

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality.  Read more...

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'Houston, we have a superstar' Washington Post 'Hadfield has done more than probably any astronaut since the Apollo missions to transform the image of space exploration ... Space has rarely seemed to Read more...

 
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