Astronaut Skills

Did you think that the skills astronauts have are just applicable in space travel? Think again! We can all benefit from these skills in our lives on earth every single day! In this section, you can learn all about the following skills:


1. Physical Well-being
Providing for yourself, safety & shelter, survival skills, first aid, crisis management, balanced & healthy diet, food & nutrition, regular exercise, good hydration, adequate rest and getting sunlight & fresh air.


2. Mental Well-being
Introspection, motivation (intrinsic & extrinsic), realizing your own potential, coping with stress, coping with emotions, endurance, having a moral compass, productivity, spirituality, contributing to community, authenticity and mindfulness.


3. Social Skills
Verbal & non-verbal communication, listening, questioning, leadership, followership, team work, networking, navigation and humor.


4. Cultural Understanding
Tolerance, respect, language learning, sensitivity, being supportive, trust, curiosity, introspection, people skills and empathy.


5. Adaptability
Goal setting, time-management, decision-making, problem solving, creative thinking, having patience, lifelong learning, research, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and minimalism.


6. Planet Care
Sustainability, habitat, flora, fauna and making a positive impact on our earth.


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