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What can you learn from Chris Hadfield's class on how to be an astronaut?

He thinks spaceflight will soon be routine.

So many people long to be astronauts when they grow up, but only a few people ever actually make it to space. The ones that do are emissaries for the rest of us, their pictures and stories and data giving

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