This book features 100 real astronaut tests and exercises from the European Space Agency’s highly rigorous selection process, ranging from easy to fiendishly hard, Includes puzzles and tests on:
· visual perception and logic
· mental arithmetic and concentration
· psychological readiness
· teamwork and leadership
· survival, physical and medical skills
· foreign languages (every astronaut has to know Russian!)
This richly-illustrated book draws on Tim Peake's own experience of applying to be an astronaut in 2008, when he and five others were chosen – out of over 8,000 applications!
Paberback, 256 pages
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