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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 seven best-selling works of nonfiction, including Stiff, Bonk, and Gulp. Her writing has appeared in Outside, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among other publications.