How to Build Your Own Spaceship : The Science of Personal Space Travel Paperback
by Piers Bizony
Private space flight has long been a science fiction dream.
Today it is on the verge of realization. Major companies such as Virgin and Amazon are investing in a new generation of lightweight, efficient spacecraft.
Start-up companies specializing in space tourism and spaceport development are burgeoning.
NASA and the American aviation authorities are altering decades-old legislation to make private space entrepreneurship possible. "How To Build Your Own Spaceship" tells you everything you need to join the new space race - either by signing up as a passenger or becoming an investor in this fantastic new arena, where the sky is no longer the limit.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, integrated b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 06/04/2009
- Category: Popular science
- ISBN: 9781846271267