Last updated 1/14/22
Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you.
I like to think of them as my e-links:
Friday’s e-links 1/14
If you like a great murder mystery and enjoyed Andy Weir’s The Martian, drop everything and start reading (or listening to) The Apollo Murders. Written by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, the book is superb. It tells the story of Apollo 18, a flight that actually never took place but it does in the book.
We have a U.S. Apollo flight, a murder, a female Russian cosmonaut, an appealing protagonist in Mission Control, and a bit of romance. To all of this we can add the descriptions of being in space that the author knew firsthand.
Below, you can see him singing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while in flight. The photography is dazzling: