Like a lot of kids, I wanted to be an astronaut when I grew up. I still remember being absolutely gobsmacked while watching space shuttle launches, and listening as the 6 pm news announced that Dr Andy Thomas had been accepted into NASA's 1992 Astronaut group. I knew right then what I was supposed to do.
Josh Richards is a physicist, comedian, former angry koala, a Mars One Project candidate and a ukulele serenader.
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