Leland Melvin - 'Chasing Space' (Signing Line Ticket event)

What do an NFL wide receiver and a space traveler have in common? Grit, determination, and grace, according to Leland Melvin, the man who has had successful careers as an athlete and a NASA astronaut. In this uplifting memoir, he offers an examination of the intersecting role of community, determination, and grace that align to shape our opportunities and outcomes. He joins us to share Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances.

For children, there is a Young Readers' Edition, appropriate for ages 11+.

This event is co-hosted by the Circle of Hope Foundation (CircleofHopeFoundation.org) and Bing-Lawson Associates, LLC  (BingLawson.com)

Receive a signing line ticket and reserve your seat with a QRB purchase of Chasing Space.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062496720
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad Press - May 23rd, 2017

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.


Chasing Space Young Readers' Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062665928
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad Press - May 23rd, 2017

Meet Leland Melvin--football star, NASA astronaut, and professional dream chaser. Bill Nye the Science Guy says: "Leland's story moves fast; once you get started you'll want to join the chase."