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Everything About Astronauts - Vol. 1

Fascinating Fun Facts and Trivia about Astronauts for Teens and Adults

Have you ever wondered…

  • What were the 106 items the Apollo 11 crew left on the Moon?
  • What does moon dust smell like?
  • What kind of crazy tests do space agencies put astronaut applicants through?
  • How much do astronauts get paid?

Teens and adults who love astronauts, fun facts, and little-known stories will find themselves mesmerized with over 600 interesting facts and out-of-world stories. 


Volume 1 covers entertaining topics about what it takes to become an astronaut, how astronauts trained to go to the Moon, little-known facts about famous astronauts and so much more.


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Over 500 Weird, Fun, and Interesting Facts about Astronauts



The first step on the Moon taken by Neil Armstrong was with his left foot.


Astronauts need to be able to get themselves around to a variety of places. Having a driver’s license and being able to drive is now required. If the applicant doesn’t have a driver’s license, they do need to be willing and able to get one.


The space shuttle toilet that included his and hers funnels and a fan that would pull fluids and feces down where it should go cost $30 million.

What Readers are Saying...

I just finished reading your astronaut fun facts book, and I have to say it is INCREDIBLE!

While I consider myself to be a well-read person, particularly in the space field, I learned many new facts. Your book presented a vast array of information in a highly intriguing, engaging manner. I greatly appreciated the detailed footnotes and sources. It was very well-organized, reader-friendly, and guaranteed to appeal to a variety of readers.
Galiah M.
Beta Reader
I love, love, love this book! You cover so many things about being an astronaut that I didn't even think to ask. It is a great resource for anyone that wants to know ANYTHING about being an astronaut, past, present and future.

The book is aptly titled. Jam packed with interesting and fascinating facts. We often get caught up the awe of space and there are lots of books about space and space travel, but this is the best book I've seen on astronauts and mechanics of space travel. Brilliant!
Bridget C.
Beta Reader
I liked the fact that even after 60 yrs, I could still learn something new.
Tim G.
Beta Reader
What a fun, interesting little read!

Things I found particularly interesting: The Thousand Cranes Test, how astronauts used autograph "covers" as insurance, that someone gets to choose wakeup music for people up in space (I want to do that!), how the space missions got their names, that Playtex made the spacesuits!, and how much debris (junk) has been left on the moon! And the glossary at the end is super helpful.
Laura S.
Beta Reader

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