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Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances


In this revelatory and moving memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success.

Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the stars.

While…

Chasing Space

ISBN 10 : 9780062496775
ISBN 13 : 0062496778

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of ..



Chasing Space Young Readers Edition

ISBN 10 : 9780062665942
ISBN 13 : 0062665944

Meet Leland Melvin—football star, NASA astronaut, and professional dream chaser. In this inspiring memoir, adapted from the simultaneous version for adults, young readers will ge..


Chronic City

ISBN 10 : 2879297052
ISBN 13 : 9782879297057

Chase Insteadman est un acteur new-yorkais vivant sur les quelques royalties de sa gloire passée. Il erre de fête en fête dans un Manhattan peuplé de célébrités et rencontre..


Weekly World News

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub w..


Inventing The American Astronaut

ISBN 10 : 9781137025296
ISBN 13 : 1137025298

A fresh and fascinating look at the Space Age that demolishes the myth of the fearless, hot-shot astronaut...


An Astronaut S Guide To Life On Earth

ISBN 10 : 9780316253048
ISBN 13 : 0316253049

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army k..


Chasing Davis

ISBN 10 : 9781469732305
ISBN 13 : 1469732300

When author James Luce was a boy, his father once summarized his moral philosophy of life in one sentence: "Your rights end at the tip of my nose." Many years later, after embarkin..


Making America A History Of The United States Brief

ISBN 10 : 9781285499772
ISBN 13 : 1285499778

MAKING AMERICA: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, BRIEF SIXTH EDITION, presents history as a dynamic process shaped by human expectations, difficult choices, and often the surprising..


Chasing Montana

ISBN 10 : 9780299217532
ISBN 13 : 0299217531

Lori, the heroine of this rousing narrative, is attempting to flee the hectic East Coast for a better life in the West. She is a child of the Seventies who feels misled by the rebe..