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Hussain Manawer meets Scott Kelly

Spoken word poet and future space tourist Hussain Manawer meets NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly

Hussain Manawer meets Scott Kelly

We would be lying if we said we didn’t think that sometimes we help make dreams come true.

When we were planning our interview with NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly (click here to watch James Gilmore’s interview), we knew that there was at least one other person who just had to meet the American hero.

Hussain Manawer is a renowned spoken word poet, mental health advocate and future space tourist. In 2015, Hussain (from Essex, London) won a competition to become the first British Muslim to go to space – a prize expected to be delivered in 2018, after he has been put through a training programme.

It only made sense to make sure that he had the opportunity to ask Scott Kelly a few, choice questions exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station.

In his new book ‘Endurance’, Scott Kelly touches on what’s happened to his body, the…

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Books

Interview with Scott Kelly

James GIlmore interviews NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly about his new book 'Endurance'

Interview with Scott Kelly

The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for the most consecutive days spent in space, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly has experienced things very few of us ever have and very few of us ever will.

His landmark, fourth spaceflight in 2015/16 saw him spend 11 months aboard the International Space Station as part of an experiment to understand better how the human body reacts and adapts to the harsh environment of space. As part of this research, he was compared alongside his astronaut twin brother, Mark Kelly.

In his new book ‘Endurance’, Scott Kelly touches on what’s happened to his body, the sadness of being isolated from everyone he loves; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of colliding with space junk, and the still more haunting threat of being absent should tragedy strike at home.

James Gilmore interviewed Scott Kelly exclusively…

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Music

Alec Feldman: What Does The Ting Say?

Alec Feldman has found a similarity between two viral tracks... what do you think?

The track 'Man’s Not Hot' by Big Shaq is everywhere at the moment – and Alec Feldman has noticed a similarity between the chorus, and a novelty song by everyone’s favourite one hit wonder Ylvis.

Intrigued? Press play below.

Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.

Alec Feldman's What Does The Ting Say

Alec Feldman spotted a similarity between Mans Not Hot by Big Shaq and What Does The Fox Say by Ylvis. (1 minutes)



Click here to listen to Alec Feldman's latest radio show, on demand on W!ZARD Repeats.

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