Endurance

Endurance 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 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. You might have noticed that when I read nonfiction, I read some pretty crazy topics all over the place This time We re delving into spaceREAL SPACE Not Your Sci fi Space LiteAnd this is preciselythe reason why you have to read real space memoirs, especially if you re a sci fi fanSpace just got real, and it s meaner than you ve ever thought.For those who don t know what I m talking about this is the review of Scott Kelly s memoir, and he is the cool dude who spent a year in spac You might have noticed that when I read nonfiction, I read some pretty crazy topics all over the place This time We re delving into spaceREAL SPACE Not Your Sci fi Space LiteAnd this is preciselythe reason why you have to read real space memoirs, especially if you re a sci fi fanSpace just got real, and it s meaner than you ve ever thought.For those who don t know what I m talking about this is the review of Scott Kelly s memoir, and he is the cool dude who spent a year in spaceThe only such manAfter having cancerThis guy Whole new definition of awesome So let s get to the reasons why you should read his book Reason 1 You Thought Lack Of Gravity Was Cool Well NOPETurns out Doing everything without gravity is much harderThe lack of gravity will even break your body in time It will reduce you to basically a squid Did you know that Let me give you a list of things tha
Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery is a memoir written by Scott Kelly A former NASA astronaut, Scott Kelly is best known for spending nearly a year on the International Space Station ISS and as of October 2015 for spendingtime in space than any other American He s also a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired U.S Navy captain, a twin to another NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, a father, a son, and an ex husband This book is not only about Sc Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery is a memoir written by Scott Kelly A former NASA astronaut, Scott Kelly is best known for spen
The worst argument I ever had with my dad when I was growing up was over astronauts We were at the dinner table and I had remarked that astronauts had to be superior and my dad argued that they had to be normal Dad thought that normal meant a human body that functioned as it was supposed to, and I thought superior meant they had abilities physical and cognitive that most of us don t have.After reading Endurance by Scott Kelly I stand by my pre teen opinion What Kelly achieved and what he The worst argument I ever had with my dad when I was growing up was over astronauts We were at the dinner table and I had remarked that astronauts had to be superior and my dad argued that they had to be normal Dad thought that normal meant a human body that functioned as it was supposed to, and I thought superior meant they had abilities physical and cognitive that most of us don t have.After reading Endurance by Scott Kelly I stand by my pre teen opinion What Kelly achieved and
All the stars for this one, fittingly Best read of the year, andI want to write a love song to this one but am not up to it I do keep wondering if this was written completely by Kelly or with a ghost writer It doesn t matter to me, I just wonder how to place my abundance of kudos If Kelly, not a professional writer, created this on his own I want to shower his with the praise If he worked with another writer, I want to tell them that they did a fantabulous job making this seem so rea All the stars for this one, fittingly Best read of the year, andI want to write a love song to this one but am not up to it I do kee
I received a free copy of this e book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I m an absolute sucker for astronaut biographies, so I had to read this There haven t been a ton of books written by astronauts who have flown on the ISS Scott Kelly is a Shuttle astronaut as well as a Russia launched ISS astronaut, so he speaks about spaceflight from multiple perspectives His military background comes across strongly in the way he writes straight forward, tell it like I received a free copy of this e book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I m a
Endurance, the aptly borrowed title documenting Shackleton s year in Antarctica , is about Scott Kelly s record breaking year on the International Space Station ISS and the challenges therein I ended up reading the first half and listening to the second half of the book due to new release availability at my library I found reading the book easier to follow with the chapters alternating in time between his present mission on the ISS, and his formative family experiences and years of training Endurance, the aptly borrowed title documenting Shackleton s year in Antarctica , is about Scott Kelly s record breaking year on the International Space Station ISS and the challenges therein I ended up reading the first half and listening to the second half of the book due to new release availability at my library I found reading the book easier to follow with the chapters alternating in time between his present mission on the ISS, and his formative family experiences and years of training as an officer and pilot The audio book seemed to blendtogether partly due to Scott s matter of fact reading.My takeaway there is nothing romantic about being an astronaut on the ISS for a year other than the incredible feat of
When Scott Kelly spent his year in space, I followed him on social media and was in awe over his earth art photos that he took and posted daily I watched his interviews from the space station, his antics as a space gorilla, and everything I could I cried with relief when I watched him land safely again back on earth During that year, space looked fun, although weird Social media never really portrayed any of the hardships or da
When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut like pretty much every other kid out there To hear that Scott Kelly volunteered to spend a year in space to advance science and to further the mission to Mars completely thrilled the kid still in me This book of his experiences during that year spent in the International Space Station, along with his journey to get there, is absolutely fascinating and inspirational Kelly writes with the clear eyed and straightforward voice of a scientist Yet hi When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut like pretty much every other kid out there To hear that Scott Kelly volunteered to spend a year in space to advance science and to further the mission to
It s difficult not to enjoy an astronaut s autobiography Thanks for sharing your adventures with us, and for the sacrifices you have made in the name of science and exploration, Scott Kelly Als groot fan van verhalen die zich afspelen in de ruimte, vond ik het zeer interessant het verhaal van astronaut Scott Kelly te lezen Afwisselend vertelt hij over zijn jaar in de ruimte en de weg om zijn droom astronaut te

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Endurance
  • Scott Kelly
  • English
  • 02 July 2018
  • 1524731595