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‚From the mundane to the sublime in a second‘: Samantha Cristoforetti on life in space | Books | The Guardian

„The 43-year-old astronaut, who was formerly in the Italian air force, is often asked what impact these sights have had. While the book is full of illuminating observations from what she calls the “cosmic perspective”, “I resist this expectation people have sometimes that you go to space and come back with a new view of life.” In lieu of great epiphanies, Cristoforetti says, “you may catch a glimpse of insight”, plus it “intensifies your sensibility to things that you’re probably very sensible to anyway”.“