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I read parts of this book before wrapping it and I can say that it is very well written and extremely fascinating.
Humbling, inspiring and accessible -- that is the story from Chris Hadfield's life in becoming and being an astronaut... and himself.
Written by Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield, this book teaches you what it takes to become an Astronaut and go to space.
This book has 2 themes working alongside each other.
First of all it is an account of the challenges, experiences, and wonders of being an astronaut. Read more
Wonderful book. This unique astronaut sent photos to Facebook from his months in the space station, And now to have this compelling book from him is very interesting and... Read morePublished 14 days ago by The Heavy Reader
I could hardly put it down. I loved it. What a wonderful gift Chris Hadfield gave to Canada. We should be very proud of him.Published 16 days ago by Ruth M. Buchanan
Wonderful book. It's dangerous though, don't buy it unless you have a couple of free hours; you will not want to put it down.Published 18 days ago by John Colliton
I attended, and really enjoyed, a lecture by Chris Hadfield. The book is written in a very similar style and but comes across more as repeated examples of "you can do it if... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Reviewer from afar
When the first crew prepares to leave for Mars...they will be asked, "Who or what inspired you to become an astronaut? Read morePublished 21 days ago by SAHMof2boys
Sorry guys, you missed the mark on this one. It comes across preachy and overlooks the obvious fact he started off with good odds due to his upbringing and his dad being a pilot... Read morePublished 22 days ago by RAFF-G