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Part Number: 9781781779002
Signed copy of How to Survive in Space by Colin Stuart
How do you sleep in microgravity? How do you keep clean in space? What are the long term effects on he human body? Answering all these questions and more, physicist and astronomer Colin Stuart takes you from training to launch, examines the practicalities of everyday life in space and looks ahead to space tourism and interstellar travel.
With infographics and photographs that reveal both the beautiful and the challenging aspects of life far from terra firma, How to Survive in Space is the only book you need to prepare for mankind's next giant leap.
Hardback, 192 pages, 23 x 18.5 x 2cm.
Colin Stuart is an astronomy speaker and author who has talked to over a third of a million people about the universe, ranging from schools and the public to conferences and businesses. His twelve books have sold more than 150,000 copies worldwide and been translated into 17 languages. He has also written over 150 popular science articles for publications including The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus and the European Space Agency.
In recognition of his efforts to popularise astronomy, the asteroid (15347) Colinstuart is named after him.
In 2014 he was awarded runner-up in the European Astronomy Journalism Prize and he is also a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has talked about the wonders of the universe on Sky News, BBC News and Radio 5Live and been quoted in national newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Observer.
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