An astronaut’s thoughts on confinement and isolation
Helen Sharman in 2015. By Thomas Angus, Imperial College London

An astronaut’s thoughts on confinement and isolation

30/03/2020Written by Helen Sharman

British astronaut Helen Sharman on coping with isolation and confinement in space.

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