What Does An Astronaut Dream About?

In 1991, astronaut Helen Sharman became the first Briton in Space. The Royal Institution (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalInstitution) interviewed Sharman for their series “A Place Called Space” and created this whimsical animated short, illustrating her vivid dreams of space and how she feels when she wakes up: “I’m always very disappointed that I’ve woken up because I want to be back in space.”

“A Place Called Space” : http://rigb.org/christmas-lectures/how-to-survive-in-space/a-place-called-space

See more from animator Andrew Khosravani: http://andrewkhosravani.com/

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