She paid Steve a visit to talk about her latest work

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2. Dara Briain gives us food for thought with some mind bending space facts

Prepare to have your mind blown. Space is a matter of miles away: 62, to be precise! The point at which the Earth’s atmosphere becomes what we know as outer space is referred to as the K line and, in a car, it would take you under an hour to get there.

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moncler outlet Libby Jackson is the Human Spaceflight and Microgravity Programme Manager at the UK Space Agency (quite a job title!) cheap moncler outlet and is, unsurprisingly, a bit of an expert on all things space. She paid Steve a visit to talk about her latest work, A Galaxy of Her Own: a book which tells the stories of 50 inspirational women who pioneered space moncler jacket sale exploration, paved the way for today’s space workers and progressed our understanding of the universe. moncler outlet

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5. Chris Evans has a chinwag with Tim Peake live from space

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cheap moncler coats “Yesterday was fifty days in moncler outlet sale space,” Tim told Chris back in February 2016. “Still so much that I want to see and do up here but we had a great time. We having a blast out here! Chris used the opportunity to grill Tim on some much pondered listener questions: What does space smell like? How well do you sleep in space? Can you nap? Do you have Sundays off in space? Do you ever wake up and forget you in space? How much fun is it being weightless? Can you have a cup of coffee in space? Tim had all the answers for us! moncler outlet store cheap moncler coats

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