Re: Life in Space
You might find this book rather interesting: http://www.maryroach.net/packing-for-mars.html
Originally Posted by GreenTeaChloe
I've read several of her books... and she is, perhaps, one of the most down-to-earth and practical authors covering her quests for knowledge.
She writes her books mostly as a sort of "Things I learned, and the often comical way in which I ended up learning about them."
And her husband is quite the trooper. Props to the guy, who had to deal with her attempts to research the scientific facts about human sexuality for one of her books (and one of the things she discovers early on is that there's shockingly little scientific knowledge of it...).
You'd probably enjoy her other works if you can get them on Kindle/Nook or at your library.