What it was like to be an astronaut

TED Ed animated cartoon offers Jerry Carr memories of space missions

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Take five minutes today and watch this very enjoyable and entertaining animated short from the folks at TED Ed (the company's Education series).

In "Life of an Astronaut", Jerry Carr narrates some of his experiences going through astronaut training in the '60s and '70s, as well as some of the space missions he worked on.

For more details on this video or other TED Ed topics, head here.

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