Book career lifts off for retired astronaut Mark Kelly

The husband of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is writing a children's book about a mouse. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly has a deal with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

The publisher announced that Mousetronaut: A Partially True Story will come out in October.

The book was inspired by an unflappable mouse on Kelly's first space shuttle flight.

Last year, Kelly collaborated with Giffords on the memoir Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope, which told of her recovery from a shooting.

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