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Mary Roach's books are always an interesting and entertaining read, and this one doesn't disappoint.
I read this book in one sitting and it's safe to say that I will never look at astronauts in quite the same way again.
There's so much I learnt from Mary Roach's book that I see astronauts and space travel in a totally different light.
Mary Roach has written the real history of the space program, as opposed to the sanitized version we got from NASA and the Soviet Space Agency. Read morePublished 5 days ago by wycur
Much of this sort of writing will be familiar to readers of the New Yorker: "Jane Doe greets me at the Burpleson AFB Disorientation Research Center; her greet baize overcoat, silk... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Soo Doe Nimh
Think you're ready to live on Mars or take a long, long journey? Ready for loss of muscle mass and bone? Want to know how to go to the bathroom in zero gravity? Read morePublished 8 days ago by Joe R. Mcauley
The research may have been thorough but it was misdirected. Endless detail about the minutiae of bodily functions and anatomy rapidly becomes boring and pointless. Read morePublished 9 days ago by B. Abramson
I read Mary Roach's Reader's Digest many times and always laughed heartily. I did not like Packing for Mars nearly as much.Published 13 days ago by Jim Riccio
I found this book on sale. The title seemed interesting and I purchased it for $4. An excellent bang for the buck. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dr.Stanley Toompas
Loved this book! Well-written and witty! I learned a lot without it being too technicalPublished 1 month ago by UBanks