The awe-inspiring Sunday Times Bestseller from astronaut Tim Peake
Shortlisted for the British Book Award 2018
'Amazing . . . A brilliant book' Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2
Have you ever thought of becoming an astronaut?
Ask an Astronaut is Tim Peake’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.
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?
From training to launch, historic spacewalk to re-entry, Tim has a fascinating answer to everything you ever wanted to know. He reveals for readers of all ages the extraordinary secrets, cutting-edge science, and everyday wonders of life onboard the International Space Station.
Tim is pleased to announce that, as with his previous book, royalties received from the book will be donated to The Prince’s Trust.
'Everything you ever wanted to know about life in space' Times
"Ask an Astronaut can be browsed or read straight through . . . Even for those who don’t dream of leaving Earth . . . insight into the experience of someone who has is rather thrilling."
"An enjoyable read and an excellent insight into the work, life and responsibilities of these highly skilled individuals … the perfect gift for anyone with a passion for space"
"A delightful adventure of understanding how and why humans journey into space… a beautiful view of our desire to go beyond our terrestrial gravity. I feel more ready to go into space than I have ever done, though I'm not quite sure I'll get through the training process..."
"Peake’s honest and detailed answers combine to give a complete picture of an astronaut’s life . . . charming and informative"
"Everything you ever wanted to know about life in space"
People from all around the world have taken to social media to ask Tim Peake about space. In Ask An Astronaut, he answers some of the most intriguing questions. Read on for a sneak preview