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The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? Ask an Astronaut is Tim’s personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission, and the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth.

The awe-inspiring Sunday Times Bestseller from astronaut Tim Peake
Shortlisted for the British Book Award 2018
'Amazing . . . A brilliant book' Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2
Have you ever thought of becoming an astronaut?

Ask an Astronaut is Tim Peake’s personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission, and the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth.

How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet?
What’s it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space?
And where to next – the moon, mars or beyond?
From training to launch, historic spacewalk to re-entry, Tim has a fascinating answer to everything you ever wanted to know. He reveals for readers of all ages the extraordinary secrets, cutting-edge science, and everyday wonders of life onboard the International Space Station.

Tim is pleased to announce that, as with his previous book, royalties received from the book will be donated to The Prince’s Trust.

'Everything you ever wanted to know about life in space' Times

Reviews

Ask an Astronaut can be browsed or read straight through . . . Even for those who don’t dream of leaving Earth . . . insight into the experience of someone who has is rather thrilling.

TLS

Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781780898209

    October 30, 2017

    Century

    224 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Paperback

    9781784759483

    July 30, 2018

    Arrow

    RRP $22.99

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    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
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  • Hardback

    9781780898179

    November 15, 2017

    Century

    RRP $49.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781473544949

    October 19, 2017

    Cornerstone Digital

    224 pages

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    • iBooks
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