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Packing for Mars

The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Mary Roach


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/1/2010)
Paperback (4/4/2011)
Hardcover (8/2/2010)
Compact Disc (5/1/2011)
MP3 CD (6/17/2014)


“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.

W. W. Norton & Company, 9781324036050, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 4, 2022

About the Author

Mary Roach is the author of five best-selling works of nonfiction, including Grunt, Stiff, and, most recently, Fuzz. Her writing has appeared in National Geographic and the New York Times Magazine, among other publications. She lives in Oakland, California.