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An astronaut's guide to life on Earth

Author: Chris Hadfield
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hadfield takes readers into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible. He developed an unconventional philosophy at NASA: Prepare for the worst-- and enjoy every moment of it. By thinking like an astronaut, you can change the way you view life on Earth-- especially your own.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Chris Hadfield; Chris Hadfield
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hadfield
ISBN: 9780345812728 0345812727
OCLC Number: 853309217
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Mission impossible --
Pre-launch. The trip takes a lifetime ; Have an attitude ; The power of negative thinking ; Sweat the small stuff ; The last people in the world ; What's the next thing that could kill me? --
Liftoff. Tranquility Base, Kazakhstan ; How to get blasted (and feel good the next day) ; Aim to be a zero ; Life off Earth ; Square astronaut, round hole --
Coming down to Earth. Soft landings ; Climbing down the ladder.
Responsibility: Chris Hadfield.

Abstract:

Hadfield takes readers into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible. He developed an unconventional philosophy at NASA: Prepare for the worst-- and enjoy every moment of it. By thinking like an astronaut, you can change the way you view life on Earth-- especially your own.

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