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9781523509614

How to astronaut : an insider's guide to leaving planet earth

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Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts offers an insider's guide to astronauting--a behind-the-scenes look at the training, the basic rules, lessons, and procedures of space travel, including how to deal with a dead body in space, what it's like to film an IMAX movie in orbit, what exactly to do when nature calls, and much more.

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Bloomfield Public Library 629.45 Virts (Text)
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Naples Library 629.45 VIRTS (Text)
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Victor Farmington Library 629.45 VIR (Text)
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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 629.45 VIR (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781523509614
  • ISBN: 1523509619
  • Physical Description: ix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes an index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: not your father's astronaut book: but he'll like it too! -- Training -- Launch -- Orbit -- Spacewalking -- Deep space -- Re-entry -- Afterword: isolation: better on Earth or in space?
Summary, etc.:
Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts offers an insider's guide to astronauting--a behind-the-scenes look at the training, the basic rules, lessons, and procedures of space travel, including how to deal with a dead body in space, what it's like to film an IMAX movie in orbit, what exactly to do when nature calls, and much more.
Subject: Virts, Terry.
Astronautics > Biography.
Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Manned space flight > Biography.
Menus for space flight > Biography.
Space flight training > Biography.


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