How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel (Paperback)

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your spaceships with this book that explores an exciting new era of space travel—the perfect science gift!

Personal space travel is no longer the stuff of science fiction. The future is here: Civilians are launching into orbit. How to Build Your Own Spaceship takes readers on a fun and quirky trip to the forefront of commercial space travel-the latest technology, the major business players, and the personal and financial benefits that are ripe for the picking. Science-writer Piers Bizony's breadth of knowledge, quick wit, and no-nonsense explanations of the hard science in this emerging arena will satisfy even the most dedicated space fanatics. With practical advice (from picking the best jet fuel to funding your own fleet of space crafts), unbelievable space facts, and fascinating photos, Bizony's user-friendly guide to blasting off is a must-have ticket to the final frontier.

About the Author

PIERS BIZONY is an established author, documentary film maker and media producer based in the UK.

Praise For…

"[Bizony] writes with the easy tone you'd want to hear from your space pilot... Strap yourselves down, and boldly go on a joyride out of this world."
-The Times (UK)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780452295339
ISBN-10: 0452295335
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: July 28th, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English