An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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"Chris Hadfield was selected by the Canadian Space Agency to be an astronaut in 1992. He was Chief of Robotics at the Johnson Space Center in Houston from 2003-2006, and in March 2013, he became the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station where, while conducting a record-setting number of scientific experiments and overseeing an emergency spacewalk, he gained worldwide acclaim for his breathtaking photographs and educational videos about life in space. His YouTube music video, a zero-gravity version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity," has received millions of views"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto, ON :, Random House Canada,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780345812704
Branch Call Number: 629.45 HAD
Characteristics: 295 pages


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Jun 14, 2018

Although I appreciated the positive messages Hadfield shares in his book, I found it a bit repetitive.

Mar 04, 2018

How do you return an E-Book

LoganLib_Genevieve Feb 17, 2018

Very interesting read about the hard work, dedication, and sacrifices it takes to make it as an astronaut with NASA. Filled with stories that are relatable to succeeding in life on Earth and in space. Very highly recommended!

Jan 10, 2018

A truly inspiring biography by an outstanding man.

Jul 17, 2017

A very inspiring and motivating life story told from former astronaut Chris Hadfield. He talks about the gruelling difficulties that he has faced throughout his career with NASA, and the long training process that he had to go through before being able to go to the International Space Station. This book was truly great and the reader got to experience and connect with Chris as he expresses his thoughts and feelings.
Chris Hadfield teaches the world how to make the impossible possible.

Feb 01, 2017

I would highly recommend this book. It is a very high interest, very readable book. You don't have to have an interest in space to enjoy this. It is simply a story of how he was able to accomplish some of the amazing things he has done. You will be inspired by the life and work ethic of this very accomplished man.

Dec 23, 2016

An interesting insight on what astronauts do to train and prepare for a mission, and how many of these things can be applied to everyday life.

Jul 05, 2016

Chris Hadfield's "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" was such an enlightening read. Hadfield masterfully explains intricate details of an astronaut's career while still reaching the reader through humour.

Nov 17, 2015

The organization seemed a little strange with him jumping around through various parts of his career.

Nov 15, 2015

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