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

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

Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery
Title
Endurance
Title remainder
a year in space, a lifetime of discovery
Statement of responsibility
Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
Title variation
  • Endurance
  • Year in space, a lifetime of discovery
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Details the author's experiences spending a record-breaking year in space, sharing the wonders and challenges of living in zero gravity
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10733429
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Scott
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
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1070
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dean, Margaret Lazarus
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Scott
  • Astronauts
  • Kelly, Scott
  • Astronauts
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy
  • SCIENCE / Space Science
Target audience
juvenile
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my year in space and how I got there
Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989962384
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
603 pages (large print), 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525590057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780525590057
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)989962384
Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989962384
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
603 pages (large print), 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525590057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780525590057
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)989962384

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