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Not Necessarily Rocket Science: A Beginner’S Guide To Life In The Space Age

Release date: 20 November 2023
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Ever wondered what it might be like to work in the space industry? According to aerospace profess... Read More

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Ever wondered what it might be like to work in the space industry? According to aerospace professional and popular science communicator Kellie Gerardi, that future doesn’t rest solely on the shoulders of rocket scientists. Gerardi’s nontraditional path in the space industry shows us that humanity ’s next giant leap will require the contributions of artists, engineers, and everyone in between. Gerardi takes us on a tour of this unique era of history and off ers encouragement and advice for anyone who has ever dreamed of the stars and galaxies far, far away.

In this candid guide, commercial astronaut Gerardi off ers an inside look into the commercial spaceflight industry and all those working to tee up a golden age of spaceflight, redefining the “right stu ff” along the way. Whether you’ve had an obsession with astronauts since you were a kid or are just looking to learn about the exciting future that awaits us, Not Necessarily Rocket Science confirms that there’s a place for anyone who is passionate about space exploration.

 

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Title: Not Necessarily Rocket Science: A Beginner’S Guide To Life In The Space Age
Author: Kellie Gerardi
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
SKU: BK0485531
EAN: 9788119153527
Number Of Pages: 264
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Country Of Origin: India
Release date: 20 November 2023

About Author

KELLIE GERARDI is an aerospace, defense, and technology professional and a popular science communicator. She conducts bioastronautics research in microgravity with the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences (IIAS). In 2021, she was announced as a commercial astronaut and payload specialist contracted to fly on a dedicated research flight with Virgin Galactic. Kellie is the world’s first industry-sponsored researcher contracted to fly on a commercial spacecraft. Kellie serves on the Defense Council for the Truman National Security Project and on the Board of Directors for The Explorers Club, whose esteemed flag she carried during a crew rotation at the Mars Desert Research Station. Kellie also holds a leadership role in Global Mission Operations at Palantir Technologies. She is the author of Not Necessarily Rocket Science and the children’s picture book series Luna Muna. Kellie lives in Jupiter, Florida, with her husband Steven and their daughter Delta V.

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