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Chasing space : an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances

Author: Leland Melvin
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A memoir by the former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver traces his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance, and grace that create opportunities for success.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Melvin, Leland, 1964-
Chasing space.
New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
(OCoLC)957636022
Named Person: Leland Melvin; Leland Melvin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leland Melvin
ISBN: 9780062496775 0062496778
OCLC Number: 988027585
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 241 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : chiefly color illustrations.
Contents: I really can't hear --
Vision, grit, and Lynchburg --
Second chances --
A short life in the NFL --
Nasa Langley --
The world's most exclusive club --
Recovery and tragedy --
Training for space --
The final frontier --
Educator --
The next mission.
Responsibility: Leland Melvin.
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A memoir by the former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver traces his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance, and grace that create opportunities for success.

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