An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

305 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

nonfiction memoir science informative inspiring slow-paced


Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane, and been tem...

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informative 83%
inspiring 83%
reflective 54%
adventurous 50%
hopeful 34%
funny 32%
lighthearted 31%
emotional 14%
relaxing 6%
challenging 1%


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fast 20%
slow 17%

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