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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Amistad - 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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Amistad - May 23rd, 2017

"In Chasing Space, Leland Melvin tackles stupendous obstacles with dogged determination, showing you what is indeed possible in life—if you belive." —Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and Welcome to the Universe


Chasing Space Young Readers' Edition Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062665935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad - May 22nd, 2018

"In Chasing Space, Leland Melvin tackles stupendous obstacles with dogged determination, showing you what is indeed possible in life—if you belive." —Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and Welcome to the Universe