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By MARCIA DUNN
AP Aerospace Writer 

US astronaut's memoir provides blunt take on year in space

 

October 12, 2017



CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in space and the challenging life events that got him there.

This isn't your usual astronaut's memoir.

Kelly recounts dumpster diving on the International Space Station for discarded meals after a supply capsule was destroyed and ending up with "some dude's used underwear" in his hands. He writes about the congestion, headaches and burning eyes he endured from high carbon dioxide levels and the feeling no one cared at Mission Control in Hou...



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