chris hadfield

My Breathtaking Ride From Earth To The International Space Station

My Breathtaking Ride From Earth To The International Space Station

The rumble of power just got stronger and more insistent as we heard the countdown in Russian through our headsets and then, “Pusk.” Liftoff. It was a very different sensation than my two Shuttle launches, much more gradual and linear as the vehicle burned off enough fuel to lighten for…