Fuelled by imagination and grounded in science, the first guidebook to the solar system's most exciting holiday destinations.
Olivia Koski (Author) Olivia Koski has a degree in physics and a Master of Journalism from NYU and is currently director of Guerilla Science. As a senior producer at the Atavist magazine, she produced thirty interactive journalism stories, where her work was nominated for five National Magazine Awards and one Emmy. She's spoken on the future of journalism, laser weapons, and immersive storytelling at panels around New York. Her writing has appeared in Wired, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American, and Harvard University's Nieman Storyboard. Jana Grcevich (Author) Jana Grcevich PhD is a Kathryn W. Davis Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). She received her undergraduate degrees in astronomy, physics and mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her doctorate in astronomy at Columbia University. Her research interests include dwarf galaxies and interstellar gas, with a focus on radio observations and simulations of gas in dwarf galaxies. She teaches astronomy to future high-school Earth Science teachers as a part of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at AMNH.
This tongue-in-cheek (but scientifically sound) book is the
ultimate guide for any budding space tourist, packed full of advice
on where to go, what to pack, and what to do while you're there --
James Lloyd * BBC Focus Magazine *
Lavishly illustrated... What really brings this book alive are the stunning illustrations, all done in an art-deco style, like the travel posters of yesteryear... Superb -- Mark Garlick * BBC Sky at Night Magazine *
If you've ever wondered what a holiday in space might be like, here is your answer. It combines light humour with rigorous science and is just the thing to captivate a bright child or anyone, in fact, who aspires to be the next Tim Peake -- Rupert Hawksley * Daily Telegraph *