Six quick-fire questions for our future astronaut Hussain Manawer
23 December 2015
How did you spend the day when Tim Peake was launched into space?
I was in a school in Nottingham giving an inspirational workshop. When I saw the news and my Twitter it gave me real goosebumps!
What were your key take-aways from the broadcast?
How smart, slick and cool he looked. He made it look so easy!
What thoughts and feelings did you have?
I was really nervous for him.
How will you prepare for the launch?
Train, eat right, mentally prepare, listen to my advisors.
If you could take one thing into space, what would it be?
Tim Peak went through rigorous training to prepare for his trip to space. How do you think your time at Westminster prepared you mentally for going into space?
Learning to deal with the high levels of stress running to the coursework submission box to hand in my work before it closed!
Hussain will make his journey to the area between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space in 2018.
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