Discover how astronauts survive the perils of space

Ever wondered what life in space is actually like?


Since Yuri Gagarin became the first man to leave earth in 1961, the life of an astronaut has changed drastically.


The Book of Astronauts is the latest digital book from the makers of science and technology magazine How It Works, and contains a complete guide to life in space. It includes interviews with four astronauts on their experience of living every boy and girl’s childhood dream. From spacewalks to air locks, learn the science behind the technology that keeps astronauts alive in orbit.


To get your hands on the Book of Astronauts, simply download the free How It Works app onto your iPhone or iPad and purchase the special edition within it.


Here’s a glimpse into what the Book of Astronauts has to offer…


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