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Described by Library Journal (7/21/10) as “perversely entertaining,” and “get-strange-looks-on-the-subway hilarious” by Entertainment Weekly (12/24/10), Packing for Mars is Mary Roach’s exploration into all the questions that one has about space travel. How does one take care of basic body hygiene in space? How does one get rid of bodily waste? Just how hard is space travel on the human body? What about S-E-X?
Come join us at the following events that we're hosting to support this book. We also have links to websites and articles that provide information on the author, as well as explore the topics of space and space travel.
Tuesday, March 5, 11am-12pm, Guthrie Hall: VC Faculty Panel Discussion & taste-testing of "discomfort food"
Wednesday, March 6, 3-5pm, MCW 113: Film screening: "Wall-E" (2008, Andrew Stanton dir.)
Thursday, March 7, 12-1pm, LRC 114: All-campus book group discussion
Monday, March 18, 10:30-11:30am, Guthrie Hall: Dr. Susanne Douglas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Microscopy, East LA College and Senior Scientist, Mars Fundamental Research, Planetary Science Institute
Wednesday, March 20, 3-5pm, MCW 113: Film screening: "Total Recall" (1990, Arnold Schwarzenegger)
Tuesday, March 26, 3-4pm, Guthrie Hall: Lecture by Theo Clarke: "The Juno Mission--Jupiter, Earth, & the Quest for Origins"
Wednesday, March 27, 3-5pm, MCW 113: Film screening: "Apollo 13" (1995, Tom Hanks)
New York Times: “In Space, Nice Guys Finish First”