Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

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...

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery Reviews

  • Rebecca
    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 ast...
  • Evelina | AvalinahsBooks
    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 space. REAL SPACE. Not Your Sci-fi Space Lite ™. And this is precisely the reason why you have to read real space memoirs, especially if you're a sci-fi fan. ...
  • Toni
    Scott Kelly has done a very good job of relating his experiences as an astronaut in a way that someone without technical knowledge can understand. Some of his stories made me laugh out loud. It did kind of drag for me near the end, but his book sparked my interest in the ISS, NASA, and a possible mi...
  • Nikki
    An excellent slice-of-life view aboard the International Space Station - along with smoothly interwoven stories through Scott Kelly's life to how he got to the opportunity to spend a year in space. I can't wait to see if an audiobook version comes out, if it does and Scott Kelly reads it, fantastic!...
  • Monica Fumarolo
    *ARC provided by the publisher via NetGalley - thank you! This in no way impacted my opinions of this book.*Astronauts are always going to be a mystery to me. After all, there's nothing really on earth that can compare to visiting the stars, for however long or short a time. Kelly's journey to becom...
  • Jennifer
    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 spending more time in space than any other American. He's also a...
  • Michelle Mallette
    Scott Kelly has spent 340 continuous days on the International Space Station - more than any other American astronaut. That record is likely to stand for a while, since his honesty and candour in describing the experience could give other candidates second thought! Along with Russian cosmonaut Mikha...
  • Monnie
    Almost every review of this book, I'll bet, will begin something like this: "When I was a kid, outer space was fascinating...I dreamed of being an astronaut." I wholeheartedly agree with the first part; it was true of me then - back in the '50s when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...
  • Phil
    I found this to be a very enjoyable and educational read about Kelly, and Russian Misha Kornienko's record breaking year in the ISS. His writing style is 'astronaut-like' down to business. At the same time he frankly reflects on how his career upended his family and marriage. And then there is the c...

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