Time to Eat the Dogs

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Anticipating the Astronaut


Donald Farrell in a space cabin simulator (1958). Credit: Texas State Historical Association

Jordan Bimm talks about early experiments in space medicine involving subjects who did not resemble the white male test pilots who would become America’s first astronauts. Bimm is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University. He’s the author of Anticipating the Astronaut which is under contract to MIT Press, expected in Spring 2021.

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Jordan Bimm

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