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    An astronaut's guide to life on Earth First edition.
    Hadfield, Chris, 1959- author.  
    Little, Brown and Company,
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    Physical desc:
    295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
    Copy info:
    2 copies available.
    2 copies total in all locations.
    • 9780316253017
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      TL789.85 .H34 A3 2013 1 Book Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor
        1 Non-circulating Book Archives, 4th Floor


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Personal Author:
Hadfield, Chris, 1959- author.
An astronaut's guide to life on Earth / Chris Hadfield.
First edition.
Publication info:
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Copyright notice:
Physical descrip:
295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Introduction: Mission impossible -- 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? -- 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 -- Soft landings -- Climbing down the ladder.
Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane, and been temporarily blinded while clinging to the exterior of an orbiting spacecraft. The secret to Col. Hadfield's success -- and survival -- is an unconventional philosophy he learned at NASA: prepare for the worst -- and enjoy every moment of it. In An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth, Col. Hadfield takes readers deep into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible. Through stories filled with the adrenaline of launch, the wonder of spacewalks, and the measured, calm responses mandated by crises, he explains how conventional wisdom can get in the way of achievement -- and happiness. His own education in space has taught him some counterintuitive lessons: don't visualize success, do care what others think, and always sweat the small stuff.
Personal subject:
Hadfield, Chris, 1959-
Personal subject:
Hadfield, Chris, 1959-
Corporate subject:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration--History.
Corporate subject:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Subject term:
Subject term:
Manned space flight--History.
Geographic term:
Autobiographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919894
Autobiographies. lcgft
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628

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