Packing for Mars
The Curious Science of Life in the VoidAudiobook CD - 2010
Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up? As Mary Roach discovers, it's possible to preview space without ever leaving Earth. From the Space Shuttle training toilet to a crash test of NASA's new space capsule, (cadaver filling in for astronaut), Roach takes us on a surreally entertaining trip into the science of life in space and space on Earth.
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, p2010
Characteristics: 9 sound discs (10 hr., 35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Curious science of life in the void