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Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void
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New York : W.W. Norton, 2011, c2010.
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Book
Physical Desc:
334 pages : ill. ; 21 cm.
Status:
Glencliff High - Teen Non-Fiction
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Maplewood High - Teen Non-Fiction
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"America's funniest science writer" ( Washington Post ) explores the irresistibly strange universe of life without gravity in this New York Times bestseller.

The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity. From the Space Shuttle training toilet to a crash test of NASA's new space capsule, Mary Roach takes us on the surreally entertaining trip into the science of life in space and space on Earth.

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English
ISBN:
9780393339918 (pbk.)

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Reprint. Originally published: 2010.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-334).
Description
Describes the weirdness of space travel, answers questions about the long-term effects of living in zero gravity on the human body, and explains how space simulations on Earth can provide a preview to life in space.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Roach, M. (20112010). Packing for Mars: the curious science of life in the void. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary. 20112010. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. New York: W.W. Norton, 20112010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. New York: W.W. Norton, 20112010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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