Space Madness, Real and Imagined
Friday, December 16, 2011
Since human space flight has been conceivable there’s been an accompanying media and pop-culture myth – ‘space madness’. Initially the supposition in pop-culture was that only the truly crazy would volunteer to be blasted into space. And for over 50 years there’s been a corresponding premise, that time in space must affect sanity. Brooke speaks with Matthew H. Hersch who’s written about ‘space madness’ real and imagined.