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

Published by Quirk Books

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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-gravity environments. 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!

pub date: 2005-11-01 | paperback | 9781594740664