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The stars have always called us, but only for the past forty years or so have we been able to respond by traveling in space. This book explores the human side of spaceflight: why people are willing to brave danger and hardship to go into space; how human culture has shaped past and present missions; and the effects of space travel on health and well-being. A comprehensive and authoritative treatment of its subject, this book combines statistical studies, rich case histories, and gripping anecdotal detail as it investigates ...

Spacefaring: The Human Dimension 2002, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520236776

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Spacefaring: The Human Dimension 2001, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520224537

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