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Cosmonauts: Dreaming of Space

Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space AgeThis is a tale of dreams, war and propaganda. This is a tale of nations, people and technology. This is the cold, the dark, the silence. This is space. Or at least, the tiny bit we’ve visited so far.

Many of us dream of going to space. I’d be the first to admit that I’m currently just a little bit obsessed with human spaceflight.Read more

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Chris Hadfield: What a Legend

Chris Hadfield at LifeIt’s been quite a weekend here at Life. It’s not often we get to welcome a real
astronaut to our Science Centre and join the public in listening to their stories, asking them questions and feeling inspired. But that’s exactly what we did yesterday when Commander Chris Hadfield came to visit.
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Book Review: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Commander Chris Hadfield

Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’
Written by Commander Chris Hadfield

At some point in their childhood, everyone dreams of becoming an astronaut. I know I did. When it became obvious that I was not destined for a career at NASA (lacking the advanced degree and the 20/20 eyesight), I decided to read about it instead.Read more

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Train Like an Astronaut and Take Part in Real Human Spaceflight Research

This post is guest authored by Andrew Winnard.

Andrew WinnardAndrew Winnard is a trained physiotherapist with a passion for human spaceflight. He is currently undertaking PhD research in post spaceflight rehabilitation, exploring the medical issues associated with human spaceflight, and the countermeasures and rehabilitation techniques available to minimise the negative effects of microgravity exposure on human physiology.Read more

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