By Sarah Begley
April 6, 2016
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Sarah Begley is a staff writer for TIME.

Readers who want to know exactly what it would be like to spend a year in space will get the chance to find out in NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s forthcoming memoir, announced by Knopf on Wednesday.

The book, Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars, will detail Kelly’s 340 days on the International Space Station, chronicling everything from the extreme impact on his body to his belief in the importance of space exploration.

Read more: Scott Kelly’s Year in Space

“There are few aspects of everyday life that aren’t touched by the technologies developed for space travel,” Kelly writes, “but these innovations aren’t the only benefits of spaceflight…The superhuman accomplishment of innovation, perseverance, and cooperation carried out by thousands of Americans working towards one audacious goal speaks for itself.”

Endurance will be published in November 2017.

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