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

Available copies

  • 34 of 53 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

4 current holds with 53 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B KELLY KEL (Text) 34207002115716 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies In transit -
Benton Co PL - Fowler B KELLY (Text) 34044000930972 Adult Biography Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 629.45 KEL (Text) 36803001035406 NONFIC Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell B KEL (Text) 38144000377434 Biography Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 KELLY (Text) 79361000105707 Adult Nonfiction Bestsellers Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B Kel (Text) 76893000265197 Adult Biographies Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B KELLY S (Text) 33118000181653 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B KELLY (Text) 36806002077939 NEW ITEMS Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO KEL-S KEL-S (Text) 34304000872572 Adult - Biography Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 629.45 Kel (Text) 32604000204862 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
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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.

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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