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The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut

Clayton C. Anderson was a small-town boy from Nebraska who applied to the NASA astronaut program 15 times in 15 years before being selected and realizing his lifelong dream of becoming an astronaut. Anderson eventually spent 167 days on the International Space Station and did over 40 hours of space walks. This is his tale, from the prairie to outer space, told in his own words.