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Packing for Mars

The Curious Science of Life in the Void

by Mary Roach

Paperback, 334 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $15.95 |

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Packing for Mars
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The Curious Science of Life in the Void
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Mary Roach

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The author of Stiff and Bonk describes the weirdness of space exploration and answers questions about the long-term effects of zero gravity on the human body and what happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk. Reprint. A best-selling book. 75,000 first printing. A BOMC selection.