The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space

The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space

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The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space by Jason Klassi

The Everyday Space Traveler Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space Climb aboard the state-of-the-art spacecraft CosmicSea for the journey of a lifetime! Join the voyagers of EXPEDiTiON LiFEPOiNT as The Everyday Space Traveler takes you on the world’s first adventure vacation to Mars. Like the astronauts, you too can discover timeless secrets of the universe that have taken earthbound humans millennia to understand. Whether you personally travel to space or not—and there’s an ever-increasing possibility that you will one day go—embracing these powerful insights can move you beyond merely surviving to truly thriving. With so many people wanting to travel in space—to experience its weightlessness and to gaze back at the majesty of our home planet spinning among the stars—space tourism is a real and burgeoning industry. Passenger spaceships are being built right now by such visionary entrepreneurs as Virgin Airlines’ Richard Branson and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. More and more people—from celebrities to schoolteachers—are booking a coveted seat for the chance to infuse some cosmic sense into their everyday lives. Don’t wait to embark on your first space adventure. Experience the cosmos now—using this book as your private spaceship. Strap in, take off and open yourself to an epic journey that will leave you empowered, inspired and forever transformed. Get ready to discover: · 9 profound insights from space travel that will enhance your life on this planet · Exhilarating space-travel experiences you can have here on Earth · A practical plan for your own real-life space journey · The life-changing visual beauty of space and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780981767413
Publisher: Space Traveler Publishing
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 220
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Jason Klassi is an Emmy-nominated documentary producer and writer. His productions have premiered on television, at the United Nations, and at events around the world. NASA, the International Astronautical Congress, and Paramount Pictures have published his writings. He is a recipient of the Space Tourism Society's Orbit Award. He is the founder and president of Space Traveler, Inc., a production and publishing company. He sits on the board of directors for the Space Tourism Society and is a member of the National Space Society, the Mars Society, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is also the founder and president of Expedition Earth, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) corporation producing documentaries ranging from space travel to undersea exploration to world music.

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The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
KevinPeterKP More than 1 year ago
Within your grasp A review of the book The Everyday Space Traveler “Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased” - John Steinbeck From staying in caves surrounded by dim lit fireflies to staying in penthouses surrounded by light emitting diodes, if there is one thing that has remained constant, it is our curiosity and our natural tendency to explore the unexplored. We're natural wanderers, being the only species that you can find in all corners of the world and it is this curiosity that will propel us to continue with further exploration of space. Author Jason Klassi’s book ‘The Everyday Space Traveler’ is the perfect travelogue cum guide that you could take with you on your first space trip, but wait, here’s what makes it doubly good, it serves just as well as a book you could immerse yourself in, providing great insights into the human way of life here on earth. Filled with colourful photographs and artwork, this book will also act as your own private spaceship that will take you on a once in a lifetime journey into space and back without you even having to leave the confines and comfort of your sofa. The author through this book takes us on a tour through the solar system, starting off from our lives here on earth to the wonders in space. The Everyday Space Traveler reminds and illuminates our minds to the wonders and forces of nature that the cosmos is capable of. The book also talks about what might be in store for us if we fail to understand our world better and our role in it. This is in many ways a book as much about getting a grasp of space travel as it is about understanding and utilising our time here better. This book is bound to inspire children and young adults to turn to science and understand science's role as a metaphorical candle to remove the darkness surrounding our lives. The author suggests that one should make the inner space strong before venturing out into outer space. By withdrawing from everyday life, you must prepare yourselves to enter a new one and then when you return from there to your everyday life, you must utilize your new knowledge and new perspective to bring about a positive change back here. Apart from this, the book also talks about the challenges of living in outer space. There are segments on terraforming Mars and establishing space colonies that will further propel space exploration. Jason Klassi’s writing immerses you into the wonders of awe that space travel promises to everyone and the book itself is set in an easy to read and understand layout and language. Jason Klassi through this wonderful book instils in us the knowledge of recognition of the unimaginable vastness of space and the uniqueness of the not so unique planet Earth that we call our home. Perhaps the most important message you could take away from this book is not to take for granted our lives and our home on this beautiful planet Earth. He inspires you to believe and hope in the greatness that we humans are capable of as we move forward into the future. A must read for any space enthusiast.
AvidReader59IK More than 1 year ago
Sign Me Up For Space Travel Author Jason Klassi has written a wonderful book in The Everyday Space Travel. Share his knowledge, adventure and enjoy your trip through space travel today. As Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11 says of the book, “The Everyday Space Traveler is the first book that brings space travel down to Earth and makes these profound insights available to us all.” Highly Recommended Read and Adventure!!!!
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RobertoDitalia More than 1 year ago
This book is an amazing adventure full of spectacular space images and insightful quotes from real astronauts, explorers and writers. The author takes us on a journey and gives us information that you can put to use in daily life. Beautifully produced and clearly written. Got an advance copy from a friend. Get one as soon as you can!