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Series lead Joel Kinnaman plays Ed Baldwin, a cocksure astronaut who finds himself facing trial after trial and slowly beginning to buckle under the pressure.
Aaron Logan didn't like being told what to do, especially by a little cocksure midget.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
"We shall see," said Tiler, elated and cocksure, and I freely confess we did see that he was not quite the fool I thought him.
Her cocksure intensity could not fail to impress me in my present state of deadness; I listened as if to oracles.
THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
About a generation ago scientific men, or some of them at all events, were getting rather cocksure.
The thought that enraged him was that the banker was so cocksure of himself, his position.
The nineteenth century was cocksure of so many things about which the twentieth century doubts.
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
I want to go out and help lambaste those infernally cocksure armies of that jelly-and-cream King.
MAKERS OF MADNESSHERMANN HAGEDORN
They are much more democratic, far less cocksure, far less haughty, far humbler.
I was pretty certain they wouldn't catch Jim, in spite of Goring being so cocksure about it.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD

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