Ariel Waldman: Astronauts Tell Us What It’s Really Like In Space
Illustrated accounts from the brave men and women who've dwelled beyond the Kármán line
‘What’s It Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who’ve Been,’ the latest book from Ariel Waldman, a champion for citizen science, provides 60 short vignettes of stories from the brave men and women who have boxed with the heavens in our cosmic backyard. Illustrated by Brian Standeford, the book includes the bite-sized chronicles of astronauts Anousheh Ansari, Brian Duffy, Ron Garan, Richard Garriott, Greg H. Johnson, Michael López-Alegría, Ed Lu, Sandy Magnus, Pam Melroy, Jim Newman, and Bryan O’Connor. Below is an excerpt from the book.