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To Answer The Uestions People answer the uestions people all the time about being space Chapters include Launch Training Life and Work on the ISS Spacewalking Earth and Space Return to Earth and Looking to the Future There are great illustrations diagrams and color photographs I can t imagine living in a tin can for months And yet this is what today s astronauts do And sharing that space with other people Okay perhaps I can imagine that but I really can t imagine spacewalking Leaving the safe haven of the ISS for a black vacuum where temperatures can go from frigid to boiling in minutes unprotected from various flying space stuff One wrong move and well watch the movie Gravity and skip the happy nding Peake notes it is actually uite asy to fall off the space station The danger is *PALPABLEALL THIS WHILE WEARING ADULT NAPPIES BUT OTHER THINGS *this while wearing adult nappies But other things go wrong too In 1965 a Soviet astronaut was in space when his suit ballooned and stiffened His hands and feet slipped from their places and the only thing he could do was depressurize his suit He was suffering from decompression sickness when with much struggling he ntered the airlockPeake was part of a team to repair the ISS solar panel restoring its Bark electric power Being in space gave him the sensation of being a microscopic spectator in an immeasurably vast universe It was at the same time the most astonishing and humblingxperience of my lifeThis is a great book for inuisitive minds from the young to us older folk who grew up with the Space RaceI received a free On Such a Full Sea ebook from the publisher through NetGalley inxchange for a fair and unbiased review Picked up for a challenge found myself so Hello, Hippo! Goodbye, Bird! engrossed that I finished it in one night one morning Peake has a nice light straightforward way ofxplaining things and the illustrations add just the right amount of levity He Cannibal evenxplained divers bends to me better than anyone Mastered (The Enforcers, else using the analogy of a carbonated drink Funny fascinating and inspiring Tim Peak takes us on a journey to International Space Station through his book He answers all of our uestions such as how does it feel to leavearth how do astronauts use the loo in space and how does it feel to space walk This book is Man, Son of Man exactly what you wouldxpect A solid three and a half stars It s a fun journey into what it s like to be an astronaut the training launch life on the ISS reentry and Alter Ego everything that comes after Lots of personalxperiences integrated into a uestion and answer formatI don t know what lse there is to say Tim Peake is an interesting guy Apparently he was the first astronaut to wear the Union Jack on his spacesuit during a spacewalk This is one of those books that makes you feel good about science and the future of human spaceflight You can t help but feel xcited about it allI ve been fascinated with spaceflight since I was a kid I memorized all the stages of the Nd the thousands of uestions he has been asked since his return to EarthAccessible in depth and written with his characteristic warmth Tim shares his thoughts on Uncommon Wisdom every aspect of his mission From training to launch from his historic spacewalk to rentry he reveals for readers of all ages the cutting Unseen City edge science behind his ground breakingxperiments and the wonders of day to day. Scott Peake has written a very asy to understand book about a very complicated subject He has interwoven his personal observations and feeling with known facts reuirements and inuiries about space travel that is fun to read I picked up several things about space travel and living on the space station that I never thought about Beyond the subject matter I found the structure of this book most appealing By breaking the content into major groups and further using uestions about those groups to focus on sub topics allows the reader to read the book in a leisurely manner and take breaks as freuently as desired As someone who has always
"been drawn to "drawn to fascinated by space there s no way I don t love this book This book is packed with fun and interesting pisodes that shed a lot of light to the wonders of space and space God Is in the Crowd explanations but it also shares uitenlightening wisdom and lessons on what it takes to be an astronaut and what risk you have to bear in mind upon heading to space I absolutely Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard enjoy This year seems to be a bonanza of space related books Ask An Astronaut by Astronaut Tim Peake is a perfect companion book to read along with the wonderful Endurance by Astronaut Scott Kelly After little bites of information about astronauts space travel and the amazing ISS these two writers have fleshed out the picture in a fascinating and informative way Honestly speaking I had no idea who Tim Peake was prior to reading Ask an Astronaut I m now a fan This book was written really clearly and felt like I was just sitting there having a conversation with him The uestions are done in a chronological type of way starting with liftoff in the beginning through the ride home at thendI learned so much that I never The Matriarchs (The Family even thought to ask The information contained in this book is thorough and oftenntertaining I had no idea that astronauts are reuired to know Russian It makes sense but wasn t something I had Notes for the Everlost ever thought of before This book would be a great addition to anyone s library Reading thisxpanded my knowledge and made me want to pick books up about astronauts Completely fascinatingI received an advance reader copy of this book that I have chosen to review It is amazing to consider that since 1961 when Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space that only 545 people have reached Earth s orbit Tim Peake is one having been on the International Space Station ISS in 2015 His book Ask and Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space is as close as most of us will get to knowing what it *is likeWhen Tom Wolfe wrote The Right Stuff he was talking about the first American astronauts who had come *likeWhen Tom Wolfe wrote The Right Stuff he was talking about the first American astronauts who had come from the ranks of pilots Today s astronauts need very specific skills including being good at language since being in the ISS reuires knowing Russian NASA astronaut and ISS commander Scott Kelly told me that it is only the first ten years of studying Russian that are difficultThe most important trait needed to be an astronaut is The new book from astronaut Tim Peake the number one bestselling author of Hello is this planet EarthHow does it feel to orbit the When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) earth ten times faster than a speeding bulletWhat’s it like toat sleep and go to the toilet in spaceAnd where to next – the Moon Mars or beyond Ask an Astronaut is Tim’s personal guide to life in space based on his historic Principia mission
CHARACTERS Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in SpacePollo missions to the moon from the launch of the Saturn V
to splashdown It s an amazing breed of people they send intosplashdown It s an amazing breed of people they send into One thing I know for sure I don t have the right stuff I m glad someone doesThis is a fun read *for armchair astronauts verywhere very accessible for readers *armchair astronauts verywhere Very accessible for readers all ages Spoken with authority humor and scientific facts this book hits upon the adventurer in Crush It! every person both young and oldThe uestion and answer format allows the author to jump from topic to topic but he keeps it lined up logically Discussing topics as varied asffects of microgravity on the body to astronaut s diet to bodily functions the reader will want to keep turning pages to discover Even the parts reuiring a scientific Attracting Birds to Your Backyard explanation that may be just beyond a young reader s ability to comprehend move uickly before coming back toarth so to speakPart of the Deep Listening enjoyment of this book is the author s nationality Moving away from an American perspective helps the readerxpand their own world I recommend this book to any aspiring astronaut scientist Bird-by-Bird Gardening explorer or knowledge seeker Definitely not limited to any gender or age group Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space is an investment worth making I received a free copy of this book from Goodreads giveaways With the recent announcement that Tom Cruise will fly on SpaceX to the International Space Station ISS in 2021 I thought it would be fun to listen to the audiobook Ask An Astronaut My Guide to Life In Space read by the author Tim Peake After learning the strenuousducational reuirements for life on board the ISS I wonder if Tom Cruise has the right stuff to be an astronaut Since learning Russian is one of the reuirements to live on the ISS I hope Tom is starting his language lessons nowTim Peake is a British Army Air Corps officer European Space Agency astronaut and a former International Space Station ISS crew member for six months beginning in December 2015 Tim went through a year long application process and beat out over 8000 others for the chance to be an ISS crew member Then he had a rigorous 4 year training period before being assigned to a crew Too bad he wasn t a millionaire like Tom Cruise so he could skip this process In addition to scientific research Tim got to do some cool things in space including presenting a music award to Adele and running the London marathon His personality shines through in the book He has a great sense of wit The Works of Saint Augustine excitement and joy as he discusses all aspects of training launch the structure of the ISS life onboard the ISS his return toarth and the future of space Unbuttoning the CEO (The Suits Undone exploration He is on deck to go back to the ISS Maybe he ll get to meet Maverick I learned a great deal of surprising information Unfortunately now know that I cannot apply to be an astronaut because I had Lasikye surgery Haha Some of the information is a bit technical but most of it is informative and very interesting for readers from middle school age and up 5 Stars. Life on board the International Space StationThe public were invited to submit uestions using the hashtag #askanastronaut and a selection are answered by Tim in the book which will be accompanied with illustrations diagrams and never before seen photosTim is pleased to announce that as with his previous book royalties received from the book will be donated to The Prince’s Trus.