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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.
A natural storyteller and modern-day hero, Kelly has a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come.
Autographed books will be available for purchase before and after the program.
The 7:00 p.m. Authors LIVE! programs are free and open to the public.