Mary Roach’s “Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void”

Aug 11, 2010

Space may be the last frontier, but what intrigues us about this strange, quiet world? It’s farther away than anything that we’ve ever known, but wouldn’t you start to miss the little things? You can’t smell the start of spring in space, there’s no Chinese take-out, and you age faster. But, then again, it’s also the coolest place you can ever be. In her book <i>Packing for Mars</i>, Mary Roach sheds light on what goes on in space, from the unending boredom to the food and the difficult task of using the restroom. Ever wondered what it would be like to live in space? Call in with your questions about “life in the void.”

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