At this time, we are not accepting internet orders for Scott Kelly’s new book, Endurance.
If you wish to attend tonight’s 7:30 pm author event at West Orange High School with Scott Kelly, you no longer need to pre-order a copy of his book. You can just show up at the auditorium and purchase a copy of the book. Each copy of the book that you purchase will be good for the admission of one adult and one child. We hope to see you there!
Date: October 17th, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
Book Publication Date: October 17th, 2017
The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, astronaut Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have: How does it feel to be launched in a rocket? What happens to your body in zero gravity? What do you do when you get a toothache 250 miles above the Earth? Kelly discusses this and more in his new book, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery, which recounts his year aboard the ISS as well as his rough-and-tumble New Jersey childhood and what sparked his astounding career, changing his trajectory from an unfocused, below-average student to a record-setting astronaut. Kelly describes navigating the extreme challenges of long-term spaceflight: the devastating physical effects; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of depressurization or colliding with orbital debris; what it’s like to know you won’t be home for a year (and the feeling of being unable to help when tragedy strikes at home). He writes with candor about his journey, in space and on Earth, and tells fascinating (and often funny) stories about the Russian cosmonauts who accompanied him aboard the ISS. As Kelly says—a lesson he’s learned firsthand—“if we can dream it, we can do it.”