Ask an Astronaut

Ask an Astronaut

My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

Summary

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.

'Everything you ever wanted to know about life in space' Times

Reviews

  • 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.
    TLS

About the author

Tim Peake

Tim Peake is a European Space Agency astronaut. He finished his 186-day Principia mission working on the International Space Station for Expedition 46/47 when he landed back on Earth 18 June 2016.

He is also a test pilot and served in the British Army Air Corps. Tim is a Fellow of a number of UK science, aviation and space-based organisations. He is also a STEM ambassador. He is married with two sons.
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