Space Life in 60 Seconds With Astronaut Clayton Anderson

Clayton Anderson, author of "The Ordinary Spaceman," reveals everything you ever wanted to know about being an astronaut.
1:39 | 06/01/15

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Transcript for Space Life in 60 Seconds With Astronaut Clayton Anderson
I'm Alyssa Newcomb here in Central Park with retired astronaut from late in Anderson. He's going to tell it everything you ever won its know about being an astronaut. In just sixteen fact that. The game we're calling field in the State Street ready I'm ready. Right let's get sixty seconds on the clock. When I first found out I was going to face I thought I might think I'm going to need to change my underwear weirdest thing about going to space for the first time it. Being away from earth. My favorite food and space. Lamb when vegetables Russian style. My first spacewalk I science holy crap it's dark out there. Feet smelled like kind of hospital environment. Alan why a bunch of fans pumps running all the time. I would and lying in state bank. Reading a book or taking photos out the windows bowing to the bathroom in space is. And technical challenge not to be undertaken by the week apart. Sleeping in today's kids kind of like sleeping honor these showers are nonexistent. The most surprising thing I did and space flight to call my wife. What I miss most about her. My wife and my kids are you think about coming back. Hitting gravity once again after five months in space. Lift off.

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