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Product Description: From Antarctica to Outer Space: Life in Isolation and Confinement aims to revitalize and encourage behavioral research in spaceflight as well as in polar and comparable settings. It comprises a broad collection of papers that evolved from presentations at a three day conference entitled The Human Experience in Antarctica: Applications to Life in Space (The Sunnyvale Conference)...read more

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9780387973104 | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1991, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: From Antarctica to Outer Space: Life in Isolation and Confinement aims to revitalize and encourage behavioral research in spaceflight as well as in polar and comparable settings.

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9781461277590 | Springer Verlag, August 16, 2013, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: From Antarctica to Outer Space: Life in Isolation and Confinement aims to revitalize and encourage behavioral research in spaceflight as well as in polar and comparable settings.

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Product Description: Astronomers around the world are pointing their telescopes toward the heavens, searching for signs of intelligent life. If they make contact with an advanced alien civilization, how will humankind respond? In thinking about first contact, the contributors to this volume present new empirical and theoretical research on the societal dimensions of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)...read more
By Albert A. Harrison (editor)

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9780857452115 | Berghahn Books, September 15, 2011, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Astronomers around the world are pointing their telescopes toward the heavens, searching for signs of intelligent life.

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9781782383154 | Reprint edition (Berghahn Books, August 1, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Astronomers around the world are pointing their telescopes toward the heavens, searching for signs of intelligent life.

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Product Description: Since the earliest days of spaceflight, substantial concern has been expressed regarding the physical needs of astronauts, including any biological damage that might result from exposure to radiation or from reduction in gravitational forces.

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9781478241683 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 13, 2012, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Since the earliest days of spaceflight, substantial concern has been expressed regarding the physical needs of astronauts, including any biological damage that might result from exposure to radiation or from reduction in gravitational forces.
9781410219831 | Univ Pr of the Pacific, January 30, 2005, cover price $34.50

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Product Description: We live in an era of exploding scientific knowledge about the universe, and our place and future within it. Much of this new knowledge conflicts with earlier wisdom, and some has frightening implications. Cosmic evolution, space exploration, the search for extraterrestrial life, and concerns about humanity’s future prompt us to seek new answers to old existential questions...read more

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9781845452865 | Berghahn Books, April 1, 2007, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: We live in an era of exploding scientific knowledge about the universe, and our place and future within it.

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Product Description: A realistic and down-to-earth assessment of the possibility of intelligent alien life.

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9780306456213 | Plenum Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Explores the psychological, sociological, political, and cultural facets of the search for intelligent life on other planets, and considers the likely human reactions if and when it is discovered

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9780738208466 | Basic Books, September 30, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A realistic and down-to-earth assessment of the possibility of intelligent alien life.

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Product Description: 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...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520224537 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The author of After Contact: The Human Response to Extraterrestrial Life looks back on forty years of spaceflight, focusing on the human dimension of space travel and the psychological issues underpinning the desire to leave the planet.

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9780520236776 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: 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.

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