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+.
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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.
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."