What’s it like to be an astronaut?

A lot of us grew up wishing we could be an astronaut, only to find out that the chance that the vast majority will be able to get the chance is slim to none. However, that’s not to say we don’t stop wondering what it would have been like to be an astronaut, which is where this great video from TED Ed comes in.

Former NASA astronaut Jerry Carr talks about his life and experiences at NASA in a nice down to earth way – especially for someone who spent over 2,000 hours in space when he was commander of Skylab 4.