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Handbook Of Space Travel And Tourism
Handbook Of Space Travel And Tourism
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Author : Percy K Singh
Publisher : Kanishka Publishers
ISBN# : 978-81-8457-239-1
Pages : 326
Price:INR 1295
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Book Description
This publication titled "Handbook of Space Travel and Tourism" is a unique attempt to address all aspects of space travel and tourism. It gives both conceptual and practical aspects of this new kind of commercial activity. This handbook provides readers with an introductory overview of space tourism, exploration, habitat and advocacy with focus on related timeline of orbital launches. The modern trend of space colonization and its rapid commercialization is covered, including moon as an attractive extra celestial body. The quasi universal intergalactic denomination is also discussed. Select case studies of space technologies, space stations and spaceports are done so as to elaborate further on related issues and leading initiative in this regard. Various typologies, elements, dimensions and records of spaceflights are presented in detail, such as orbital, sub-orbital, interplanetary, etc. A mode case study is done of a spaceflight manual. This handbook also provides an exhaustive listing of private spacecraft companies offering different types of services in space. Such major companies are discussed briefly. Global successful spacecrafts, spaceplanes and notable space tourists have been included for elaborate description in this handbook. The timeline of space travel is given so as to have a proper understanding. Select global projects related to low cost access to space for promoting space tourism have been described in an extensive way. Similarly, major global organizations associated with space travel and tourism are described. Model examples of space art, space fellowships and prizes are covered. Besides, a tourism perspective on sex in space is given, including its elements, dimensions and trends. This handbook also highlights issues related to survival, adaption, dress, food, music and medicines used in space. In concrete terms, this is a complete reference book on the subject.
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