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Author Stuart, Colin (Science writer), author.

Title How to live in space : everything you need to know for the not-so-distant future / Colin Stuart.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2018]
©2018

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  629.45 STU    Available
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Description 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary Stuart provides an amusing and informative guide to life beyond our own planet, covering everything from training for and living in space to the future of space travel and tourism. Readers will learn how we can survive and thrive in the zero-gravity, absolute-zero far reaches of space. Grounded in space science, planetary biology, and rocket science, this guide propels readers through takeoff, life in orbit, terraforming, and the long-term effects of space on the human body.-- Adapted from publisher information.
Contents Introduction -- Where exactly is space? -- Why is space so difficult to get to? -- Training -- Living in space -- The future. Space tourism ; The Moon ; Mars ; Asteroids ; Interstellar travel ; Time travel.
Subject Manned space flight -- Popular works.
Interplanetary voyages -- Popular works.
ISBN 9781588346384 (paperback)
1588346382 (paperback)

 
    
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