Dr Don Thomas, a former Nasa Astronaut, is in South Africa hosting a series of talks along the Garden Route with Living Maths. We had the pleasure of chatting to him about his four space missions and what it takes to become an astronaut.

Thomas has circled the world almost 700 times, and has the most fascinating stories to tell about the first time he saw the Earth from space.


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Nidha Narrandes

Nidha Narrandes is a food-obsessed travel addict with 21 years of journalism experience. Her motto - Travel. Eat. Repeat. She is happiest on a road to nowhere without a plan. A masterchef at home, she can't do without chilli - because chilli makes the world a tastier place.