How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts
How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts
How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts
How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts
How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts

How To Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth by Virts

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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, in 51 brief chapters.
"There's something intriguing to be learned on practically every page... [How to Astronaut] captures the details of an extraordinary job and turns even the mundane aspects of space travel into something fascinating."––Publishers Weekly

Ride shotgun on a trip to space with astronaut Terry Virts. A born storyteller with a gift for the surprising turn of phrase and eye for the perfect you-are-there details, he captures all the highs, lows, humor, and wonder of an experience few will ever know firsthand. Featuring stories covering survival training, space shuttle emergencies, bad bosses, the art of putting on a spacesuit, time travel, and much more!