|ISBN:||9780393068474 0393068471 9781611293753 1611293758|
|描述：||334 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|内容：||He's smart but his birds are sloppy: Japan picks an astronaut --
Life in a box: The perilous psychology of isolation and confinement --
Star crazy: Can space blow your mind? --
You go first: The alarming prospect of life without gravity --
Unstowed: Escaping gravity on board NASA's C-9 --
Throwing up and down: The astronaut's secret misery --
The cadaver in the space capsule: NASA visits the crash test lab --
One furry step for mankind: The strange careers of Ham and Enos --
Next gas: 200,000 miles: Planning a moon expedition is tough, but not as tough as planning a simulated one --
Houston, we have a fungus: Space hygiene and the men who stopped bathing for science --
The horizontal stuff: What if you never got out of bed? --
The three-dolphin club: Mating without gravity --
Withering heights: Bailing out from space --
Separation anxiety: The continuing saga of zero-gravity elimination --
Discomfort food: When veterinarians make dinner, and other tales of woe from aerospace test kitchens --
Eating your pants: Is Mars worth it?
Love her humorous way of writing about history!
Mary Roach's writing style makes me laugh out loud. She is one of the main reasons I began branching out into reading nonfiction. Her research is incredibly thorough. I don't think I'd go to the lengths she does to get her facts straight. I'd happily, joyfully experience weightlessness in...
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