Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space by Tim Peake

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Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space Read Online Free - The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth?

How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet?
What’s it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space?
And 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, and the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth.

Accessible, in-depth, and written with his characteristic warmth, Tim shares his thoughts on every aspect of his mission. From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals for readers of all ages the cutting-edge science behind his ground-breaking experiments, and the wonders of day-to-day life on board the International Space Station.

The public were invited to submit questions 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 photos.

Tim is pleased to announce that, as with his previous book, royalties received from the book will be donated to The Prince’s Trust.

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ISBN : 1780898177
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Natalia rated it ★★★★★

March 16, 2018

(…) Książka przynosi mnóstwo odpowiedzi na pytania, o których nigdy byś nie pomyślał: dlaczego astronauci sikają na koła autokaru przed wylotem, co zrobić kiedy na stacji wybuchnie pożar albo czy kosmos ma jakiś zapach. Brytyjski astronauta nie tylko stara się każdy temat opisać jak najdokładniej,...

Aaron rated it ★★★★★

December 31, 2017

Very accessible for readers of all ages! Spoken with authority, humor and scientific facts, this book hits upon the adventurer in every person both young and old. The question and answer format allows the author to jump from topic to topic, but he keeps it lined up logically. Discussing topics as...

Nancy rated it ★★★★★

October 10, 2017

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...

Jo rated it ★★★☆☆

January 06, 2018

Peake was the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station. He asked social media users to send him questions and this book is the result. He covers various aspects of 'astronauting' from training to the after effects of spending time in space. Some of the science bits went ov...

Danielle rated it ★★★★☆

November 04, 2017

Read this review and more on my blog, uncovered-books. I received a free copy of Ask An Astronaut: My Guide To Life In Space from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. As someone who has alway been in-awe and inspired by space, Ask An Astronaut is the perfect book to give you an inside l...

Christopher rated it ★★★★★

January 18, 2018

Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space is a brilliant account of Tim Peake adventures leading up to visiting the ISS and his return that gives fascinating insights the process of becoming an astronaut as well as into the day-to-day-routine of being on the ISS! :D Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to...

i fall in love book blog rated it ★★★★☆

December 28, 2017

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 questions are done in a chronological type of way starting with liftoff in the begin...

Jamie rated it ★★★★★

January 14, 2018

An enjoyable, easy read and very informative. Tim Peake went to social media to ask for questions relating to his expedition on the International Space Station, this book is the result. The book is organised to cover the Launch, Training, Life and Work on the ISS, Spacewalking, Earth and Space an...

Anh rated it ★★★★★

March 20, 2018

What a wonderful journey into space through this book! I love how conversational and descriptive the writing is. Tim Peake shows us his remarkable legacy of drive, dreams, and determination through amazing tales of his trainings, the accounts of his daily life on ISS or the epic technicalities an...

Erin rated it ★★★★★

December 03, 2017

Incredible look into life in low orbit around Earth on the International Space Station. I felt giddy with excitement nearly the entire time I read this book, thanks to Tim Peake's clear, interesting writing. He toes the line nicely between making things accessible for non-scientists while not dum...

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