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Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery /

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  • 20 of 24 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chesterfield - Main Library B KEL (Text) 30493100688119 Adult Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library B Kelly, Scott (Text) 3010310833 Adult Biography Available -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library B KELLY KEL (Text) 30018005579814 Adult Biography Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B KELLY KEL (Text) 30018005414244 Adult Biography Available -
Fairfield - Main Library B Kelly (Text) 33116002533862 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 92 Kelly (Text) 33172006372542 Adult New Book Available -
Florence - Main Library 92 Kelly (Text) 33172006290710 Adult Biography Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Library 92 Ke (Text) 20809100074996 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library B KELLY (Text) 33255003419877 Adult Biography Checked out 11/09/2018
Lancaster - Indian Land Branch B KELLY (Text) 30553103402287 Adult Biography Available -
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  • ISBN: 1524731595
  • ISBN: 9781524731595
  • Physical Description: 387 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Incldues index.
"This is a Borzoi book."
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Astronauts United States Biography
Kelly, Scott 1964-
Genre: Autobiographies.
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