Psychology of Space Exploration by Douglas A. Vakoch has been divided into 3 sections of Surviving and Thriving in Extreme Environments, Managing Interpersonal Conflict in Space and Multicultural Dimensions of Space Exploration. This e-book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday’s great space race, today’s orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow’s journeys beyond Earth’s orbit.


Book Contents-

Introduction: Psychology and the U.S. Space Program

Behavioral Health

From Earth Analogs to Space: Getting There from Here

Patterns in Crew-Initiated Photography of Earth from the ISS—Is Earth Observation a Salutogenic Experience?

Managing Negative Interactions in Space Crews: The Role of Simulator Research

Gender Composition and Crew Cohesion During Long-Duration Space Missions

Flying with Strangers: Postmission Reflections of Multinational Space Crews

Spaceflight and Cross-Cultural Psychology

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