An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space by Chris Hadfield

By Chris Hadfield

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent a long time education as an astronaut and has logged approximately 4000 hours in area. in this time he has damaged right into a house Station with a Swiss military knife, disposed of a reside snake whereas piloting a airplane, and been briefly blinded whereas clinging to the outside of an orbiting spacecraft. the key to Col. Hadfield's success-and survival-is an unconventional philosophy he realized at NASA: organize for the worst-and take pleasure in each second of it.

In An Astronaut's consultant to lifestyles on the earth, Col. Hadfield takes readers deep into his years of educating and house exploration to teach the best way to make the most unlikely attainable. via eye-opening, wonderful tales full of the adrenaline of release, the spell binding ask yourself of spacewalks, and the measured, calm responses mandated by means of crises, he explains how traditional knowledge can get within the method of achievement-and happiness. His personal amazing schooling in area has taught him a few counterintuitive classes: don't visualize luck, do care what others imagine, and continuously sweat the small stuff.

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