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Date:
November 6, 2017
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Authors LIVE! is co-sponsored by The Friends of the Highland Park Library, Highland Park United Methodist Church and The Friends of the SMU Libraries.
Address:
Highland Park United Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Lane

Highland Park, TX 75205
Contact:
214-559-9400

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Authors LIVE! Scott Kelly, author of Endurance

Monday, November 6


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.