Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017].
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Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9781524731595, 1524731595
Physical Desc
387 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status
Adult (4th Floor) - Adult Nonfiction
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781524731595, 1524731595
UPC
99974142638
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 7.8, 25 Points

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"This is a Borzoi book."
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Includes index.
Description
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.

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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 edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

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. Alfred A. Knopf.

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 Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kelly, Scott, and Margaret Lazarus Dean. Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery First edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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