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]
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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 spaceflights 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 hostile to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both life-threatening and mundane: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the catastrophic risks of 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 a previous mission, his twin brother's wife, American Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was shot while he still had two months in space. Kelly's humanity, compassion, humor, and determination 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 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 infinite wonder of the galaxy
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Scott
Dewey number
629.450092
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
TL789.85.K45
LC item number
A3 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Scott Kelly
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dean, Margaret Lazarus
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Scott
  • Kelly, Scott
  • Astronauts
  • Astronauts
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • SCIENCE / Space Science
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy
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Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly [with Margaret Lazarus Dean]
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1006730298
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 44 min., 46 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781524734183
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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0D894538-59A2-48C9-AC39-498B9A92FC06
System control number
(OCoLC)1006730298
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Label
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly [with Margaret Lazarus Dean]
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1006730298
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 44 min., 46 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524734183
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
0D894538-59A2-48C9-AC39-498B9A92FC06
System control number
(OCoLC)1006730298
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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