The Space Tourist's Handbook: Where to Go, What to See, and How to Prepare for the Ride of Your Life

The Space Tourist's Handbook: Where to Go, What to See, and How to Prepare for the Ride of Your Life

by Eric Anderson, Joshua Piven
     
 

Your Guide to the Final Frontier
 
This illustrated handbook features everything you need to know about space tourism—from travel-planning tips to life-or-death survival skills. You’ll discover:
 
•  The Best Itineraries
Take stunning photographs of planet Earth—from sixty miles up. Dance on the ceiling

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Overview

Your Guide to the Final Frontier
 
This illustrated handbook features everything you need to know about space tourism—from travel-planning tips to life-or-death survival skills. You’ll discover:
 
•  The Best Itineraries
Take stunning photographs of planet Earth—from sixty miles up. Dance on the ceiling in zero-gravitynenvironments. Take a “shower” using nothing but baby wipes. As a space tourist, you’ll enjoy all of these activities and plenty more.

•  The Best Destinations
Exotic, exciting, and always spotlessly clean, these are the places every space tourist wants to visit. From Earth’s Moon to the International Space Station, here’s all you need to know about accommodations, menus, weather, walking tours, and more.

•  The Best Vehicles
From MiG-25 aircrafts to Soyuz-FG launch vehicles, these are the most comfortable rides in the universe. Whether you’re planning a week-long expedition or a simple sub-orbital loop, we’ll make sure you have plenty of leg room.

•  The Best Travel Tips
How to get there and get around
When to go
What to pack
What to do in a water landing
The ejector seat: How does it work?
And other essential skills.
                    
With The Space Tourist’s Handbook, you’ll find everything you need to plan the ultimate space vacation. Don’t leave Earth without it!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594740664
Publisher:
Quirk Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,442,855
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Eric Anderson is the President and CEO of Space Adventures, the world’s leading space tourism company. Joshua Piven is the co-author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook.

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