Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut (Hardcover)

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Six years ago, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti spent 200 days orbiting around Earth on the International Space Station. In this fascinating memoir, she tells the story of her extraordinary journey: from grueling years of training to daily life in space, from great events to small discoveries, from old rituals to jokes about the meaning of life. Writing with warmth and authenticity, Cristoforetti chronicles her journey to becoming an astronaut—the many years spent traveling around the world, from Star City to Houston, always between languages and cultures, technology and nature. Honest and inspiring, Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut is a riveting story about what it takes to pursue your dreams.

About the Author

Samantha Cristoforetti is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Air Force pilot and engineer. She holds the record for the longest uninterrupted spaceflight of a European astronaut (199 days and 16 hours).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780241371381
ISBN-10: 0241371384
Publisher: Allen Lane
Publication Date: December 1st, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English
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