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Title: ENDURANCE
A YEAR IN SPACE, A LIFETIME OF DISCOVERY
By: Scott Kelly
Format: Hardback

List price: £20.00


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ISBN 10: 0857524755
ISBN 13: 9780857524751
Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
Pub. date: 15 October, 2017
Pages: 464
Description: From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back here.
Synopsis: From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back here. Enter Scott Kelly's fascinating world and dare to think of your own a little differently.The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for most consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few of us ever have and very few of us ever will. Kelly's humanity, compassion, humour, and passion shine as he describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both existential and banal. He touches on what's happened to his body, the sadness of being isolated from everyone he loves; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of colliding with space junk, and the still more haunting threat of being absent should tragedy strike at home. From a natural storyteller Endurance is one of the finest examples the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the boundless wonder of the galaxy.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Doubleday
Returns: Returnable
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