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Psychological Factors in Space Flight by Nick Wood © Nick Wood 2008. All Rights Reserved. Like so many excited children my age, I watched the Apollo 11 moon-landings live, on a fuzzy black and white TV. There was a surreal edge to my experience, watching this from only 12 degrees south of the Equator, in northern Zambia, Africa. I wondered what it would be like to be up there and what sort of people were these super-human astronauts? The 'space age' stumbled during the 1970s an...
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