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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station--a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his colorful formative years. 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."--Publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Scott
Dewey number
629.450092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dean, Margaret Lazarus
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Scott
  • International Space Station
  • Astronauts
Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780735233713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR.
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1015815751
  • (OAUW)266898
Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean
Publication
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780735233713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR.
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1015815751
  • (OAUW)266898

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