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The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Neil F. Comins


If you have ever wondered about space travel, now you have the opportunity to understand it more fully than ever before. Traveling into space and even emigrating to nearby worlds may soon become part of the human experience. Scientists, engineers, and investors are working hard to make space tourism and colonization a reality. As astronauts can attest, extraterrestrial travel is incomparably thrilling. To make the most of the experience requires serious physical and mental adaptations in virtually every aspect of life, from eating to intimacy. Everyone who goes into space sees Earth and life o ... More

Keywords: space travel, space tourism, tourism, rockets, space stations, Moon, Mars, asteroids

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780231177542
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil F. Comins, author
University of Maine

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