Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery
(Book, Large Print)

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[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2017].
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Book, Large Print
Edition
First large print edition.
ISBN
9780525590057, 0525590056
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603 pages (large print), 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Large Print (4th Floor) - Large Print
629.45 Kel
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Published
[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2017].
Edition
First large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780525590057, 0525590056
UPC
9780525590057
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 7.8, 25 Points

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Includes index.
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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. A natural storyteller and modern-day hero, Kelly has a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come. Here, in his personal story, we see the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the boundless wonder of the galaxy.
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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 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; and the still more haunting threat of being unable to help should tragedy strike at home. His message of hope for the future will inspire for generations to come.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kelly, S., & Dean, M. L. (2017). Endurance: a year in space, a lifetime of discovery (First large print edition.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kelly, Scott, 1964- and Margaret Lazarus Dean. 2017. Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery. Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kelly, Scott, 1964- and Margaret Lazarus Dean. Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery Random House Large Print, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kelly, Scott, and Margaret Lazarus Dean. Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery First large print edition., Random House Large Print, 2017.

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