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Summer Reading With Astronaut Authors

Summer Reading Suggestions

At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, guests have the opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut every day. They are a source of inspiration and fascination through their personal accounts of life in space. Another way to inspire students and to get them more involved in STEM activities is by sharing the real-life stories of those who have traveled in space. Here are some suggested books written by astronauts about their adventures:

Book Cover by You Are Here by Chris Hadfield
You Are Here
by Chris Hadfield
Book Cover of My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly
My Journey to the Stars
by Scott Kelly
Book cover of Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery, by Scott Kelly
by Scott Kelly
Book Cover of Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly
by Mark Kelly

To learn more about the authors, read their official biographies at

Chris Hadfield:
Scott Kelly:
Mark Kelly:

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