This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

 

June 20, 2019



Have you booked next year’s vacation yet? No? Then perhaps I could interest you in the opportunity to sunbathe with a Mai Tai on the International Space Station.

As of next year, anyone with a big enough budget will be able to strap themselves into a rocket and spend a week or two relaxing in zero gravity with the professionals. If you’ve ever wondered how an astronaut sleeps without floating straight out the window or what happens to the jelly they spill from a peanut butter sandwich, now is your chance to find out.

It’s a novelty for the curious and I’ve already dug out my piggy b...



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