On April 17, 2014, NASA’s Kepler space observatory confirms the discovery of the first Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of another star. The search for another planet mankind could one day inhabit has been an idea of wonder and speculation for years. Mary Roach tackles the current most practical planet candidate with her book, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. She uses the book to collect research science has conducted to understand how human can live in space. What happens to their senses? Their instincts? What does it really take to survive life in space if the human species is to survive beyond Earth.

Book Title: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Book Author: Mary Roach

ISBN Number: 0393339912

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