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Astronaut Scott Kelly will write a book about his year in space

Astronaut Scott Kelly will write a book about his year in space

Scott Kelly, who returned to Earth last month after spending almost a year aboard the International Space Station, will write a book chronicling his groundbreaking journey. "Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars"  will be published by Alfred A. Knopf.

Kelly holds the record for the most total time spent in space, with more than 520 days logged on spacecraft, including the 340 consecutive days he worked on the space station.

In an excerpt from the book provided by Knopf, Kelly describes the hardships he endured during his time aboard the station: "During my time in orbit, I lost bone mass, my muscles atrophied, and my blood redistributed itself...

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