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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Sleeping

Martian Summer: My Ninety Days with Interplanetary Pioneers, Temperamental Robots, and NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission

Andrew Kessler

2014

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2018-07-16

Astronaughts kept waking with the feeling of falling, except that unlike on Earth the feeling was real. It was hard to sleep without the pressure of blankets and pillow, however without convection currents when the air in the cabin was cold, remaining still trapped heat near the body.