Packing for Mars:
The Curious Science of Life in the Void
W. W. Norton & Company, 2022, 352 pp., Paperback. $16.95. www.wwnorton.com
Mary Roach, “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post), explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity in Packing for Mars. From the Space Shuttle training toilet to a crash test of NASA’s new space capsule, Mary Roach takes us on a surreally entertaining trip into the science of life in space and space on Earth.
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