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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Sleeping

A Man on the Moon

Andrew Chaikin

1988

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2018-07-10

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.