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CatStronauts: Space Station Situation: 12/28/17
CatStronauts: Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington is the third in the series of cat astronauts. Book one took us to the moon. Book two took us to Mars. Book three now comes back to Earth with a mission to save it while fixing the Hubba Bubba telescope.
This series is such a delightful combination of science, science fiction, cats, and geeky humor. Tucked in with the feline puns is the story of scientists trying to save the world from total destruction. It's also the story of a pilot trying to overcome PTSD after nearly dying in space.
With the PTSD plot, I'm reminded of Space Brothers, where Hibito has to relearn how to wear a spacesuit. Of course that plot took part over chapters or episodes depending on whether one was reading the manga or watching the anime.
I recommend listening to some space themed music while reading this volume. For instance: