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Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery / Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean.

Available copies

  • 31 of 53 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

Current holds

4 current holds with 53 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO KELLY (Text) 36626103877593 New Adult Biographies Checked out 01/02/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524731595
  • ISBN: 1524731595
  • Physical Description: 387 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
  • Badges:
    • Current Hold Count: 3 / 5.0

Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book."
Includes index.
Summary, etc.: The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly inimical to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both existential and banal: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of depressurization or colliding with space junk, and the still more haunting threat of being unable to help should tragedy strike at home -- an agonizing situation Kelly faced when, on another mission, his twin brother's wife, Gabrielle Giffords, was shot while he still had two months in space. Kelly's humanity, compassion, humor, and passion resonate throughout, as he recalls his rough-and-tumble New Jersey childhood and the youthful inspiration that sparked his astounding career, and as he makes clear his belief that Mars will be the next, ultimately challenging step in American spaceflight. Here we see the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the boundless wonder of the galaxy.
Subject: Kelly, Scott, 1964-
International Space Station.
Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Space flights > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
SCIENCE > Astronomy.
SCIENCE > Space Science.
Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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