The Resource Limitless : the autobiography, Tim Peake

Limitless : the autobiography, Tim Peake

Label
Limitless : the autobiography
Title
Limitless
Title remainder
the autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Tim Peake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In fascinating and personal detail, and based on exclusive diaries and audio recordings from his mission, Tim Peake takes readers closer than ever before to experience what life in space is really like: the sacrifice that astronauts make in being apart from their families, the sights, the smells, the fear, the exhilaration and the deep and abiding wonder of the view from space. Limitless is a book about the power of following our dreams - however unlikely they may seem - and of striving to reach our potential, even when we might not believe in it ourselves. Limitless also charts Peake's surprising road to becoming an astronaut, from a shy and unassuming boy from Chichester who had a passion for flight, to a young British Army officer, Apache helicopter pilot, flight instructor and test pilot who served around the world. Peake's extensive eighteen-year career in the army included the command of a platoon of soldiers in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, deployment in Bosnia, and flying multiple high-risk sorties as a test pilot, including operations in Afghanistan. After he was selected by the European Space agency from over 8000 candidates, Peake undertook six years of training to be an astronaut, tested physically, psychologically, emotionally and intellectually - from learning Russian language in St. Petersburg to coping with the darkness and claustrophobia of living for days in caves in Sardinia and under the ocean off the United States
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peake, Tim
Dewey number
629.450092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peake, Tim
  • International Space Station
  • European Space Agency
  • Great Britain
  • Astronauts
  • Manned space flight
  • Astronautics
  • Outer space
Label
Limitless : the autobiography, Tim Peake
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Soldier. Pilot. Parent. Astronaut"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 478 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529125580
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Limitless : the autobiography, Tim Peake
Publication
Note
  • "Soldier. Pilot. Parent. Astronaut"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 478 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529125580
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour)
Specific material designation
regular print

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