A true story about making the most of your one incredible life.

Containing behind-the-scenes glimpses into a side of space flight that most of us will never experience, The Astronaut’s Wife is a funny, poignant, and meaningful exploration of living life to the fullest—no matter where you roam.

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About the book

Stacey Morgan kissed her husband goodbye before he donned his space suit on July 20, 2019 and headed to his waiting Soyuz rocket.

With an overwhelming mix of pride, excitement, and terror, she and her children held hands and watched the rocket ignite and lift off for a nine-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

This is the story of the astronaut’s wife—a journey full of unexpected twists and turns. While the love of her life orbited the Earth, Stacey was about to embark on a knock-your-socks-off adventure right here at home. Experience this deeply meaningful season with Stacey—full of unique challenges and surreal opportunities—and discover rich lessons in

  • preparing for any mission or adventure life throws at you
  • trusting God when you feel weak or alone
  • rediscovering your fun side when you’ve been trapped in survival mode too long
  • choosing hope in the face of fear and uncertainty


Stacey Morgan is always ready with a funny or thoughtful story from her own life.

Whether it be holding down the home front during Special Forces military deployments, working for the Smithsonian, skydiving, teaching her teens to drive, taking roller-skating lessons, or blasting her husband into outer space. A women’s ministry leader for over fifteen years, Stacey is an executive leadership coach for MOPS International, a nonprofit focused on the unique needs of mothers around the world. She and her husband have four children.

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