LIVESTREAM AUTHOR EVENT: Terry Virts In Conversation about his new Hardcover ~ How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth

LIVESTREAM AUTHOR EVENT OVERVIEW:  Colonel Terry Virts, Former Astronaut, Space Shuttle Pilot and International Space Station Commander, will be In Conversation with Gennady Padalka, Russian Cosmonaut, about Terry's New Hardcover How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth.


ABOUT TERRY VIRTS: Terry Virts earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the United States Air Force Academy in 1989, and a master of aeronautical science degree in aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Selected by NASA in 2000, he was the pilot of STS-130 mission aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. In March 2015, Virts assumed command of the International Space Station, and spent over 200 days on it. Virts is one of the stars (and photographers) of the IMAX film, A Beautiful Planet, released in April 2016. He is also the author of View from Above (National Geographic, 2017). He lives near Houston.

ABOUT GENNADY PADALKA: Gennady Padalka is a retired Russian Air Force Officer and an RKA Cosmonaut.  Padalka currently holds the world record for the most time spent in space, at 879 days.  He worked on both Mir and the International Space Station.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  "There's something intriguing to be learned on practically every page... How to Astronaut captures the details of an extraordinary job and turns even the mundane aspects of space travel into something fascinating." ~ Publishers Weekly.

Ride shotgun on a trip to space with astronaut Terry Virts. A born storyteller with a gift for the surprising turn of phrase and eye for the perfect you-are-there details, he captures all the highs, lows, humor, and wonder of an experience few will ever know firsthand. Featuring stories covering survival training, space shuttle emergencies, bad bosses, the art of putting on a spacesuit, time travel, and much more! .

LIVESTREAM AUTHOR EVENT DATE & TIME:  Friday, September 18, 2020, at 7:00 PM, Central Time

LIVESTREAM AUTHOR EVENT FORMAT:  Join us for a Virtual Author Event with Colonel Terry Virts, Former Astronaut, Space Shuttle Pilot and International Space Station Commander, to celebrate the Launch & Publication of his New Hardcover How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth.  Terry will be In Conversation with Gennady Padalka, Russian Cosmanaut. Gennady and Terry will discuss How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth, and Terry will answer audience questions.

REGISTER FOR THIS COMPLIMENTARY EVENT NOW.  Register for this Complimentary event through CROWDCAST.  You will receive a Unique E-Mailed link to access the LIVESTREAM AUTHOR EVENT. SUPPORT THIS EVENT by purchasing a copy of How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth through the link below. Your book will include an Autographed Bookplate signed by Terry Virts, while supplies last.

The Publication & Sale Date for the Hardcover of  How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth is Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

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