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Title Psychology of space exploration : contemporary research in historical perspective / edited by Douglas A. Vakoch.
Imprint Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications, History Program Office, 2011.

Series NASA history series
NASA SP ; 2011-4411
NASA history series.
NASA SP (Series) ; 4411.
Subject Space flight -- Psychological aspects.
Space flight -- History -- Research.
Space sciences -- United States.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Alt Name Vakoch, Douglas A.
United States. NASA History Program Office.
Description x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Note Shipping list no.: 2011-0375-P.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780160883583
OCLC # 423388624
Additional Format Online version: Psychology of space exploration (OCoLC)742604343
Table of Contents
ch. 1 Introduction: Psychology and the U.S. Space Program / Davis Edna R. Fiedler1
Section I Surviving and Thriving in Extreme Environments 
ch. 2 Behavioral Health / Davis Edna R. Fiedler17
ch. 3 From Earth Analogs to Space: Getting There from Here / Sheryl L. Bishop47
ch. 4 Patterns in Crew-Initiated Photography of Earth from the ISS---Is Earth Observation a Salutogenic Experience? / Jennifer E. Boyd79
Section II Managing Interpersonal Conflict in Space 
ch. 5 Managing Negative Interactions in Space Crews: The Role of Simulator Research / Harvey Wichman103
ch. 6 Gender Composition and Crew Cohesion During Long-Duration Space Missions / Megan A. Kaminski125
Section III Multicultural Dimensions of Space Exploration 
ch. 7 Flying with Strangers: Postmission Reflections of Multinational Space Crews / Lindi Cassel143
ch. 8 Spaceflight and Cross-Cultural Psychology / Albert A. Harrison177
 Afterword. From the Past to the Future / Gloria R. Leon195
 About the Authors205
 Acronyms and Abbreviations219
 The NASA History Series221
 Subject Index235
 Authors Cited249

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