How Do You Deal With Fear Versus Danger?

"The scairest thing I've done is ride a rocket ship to space" — Chris Hadfield

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode What We Fear.

About Chris Hadfield's TEDTalk

Astronaut and retired colonel Chris Hadfield discusses how to prepare your mind for the unexpected, and the worst.

About Chris Hadfield

Every day aboard the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield would tweet "Good morning, Earth." In his five months on the ISS — three as commander — Hadfield used social media to bring back a sense of wonder about space, including posting a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity." Hadfield is also the author of the recent book, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth.

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