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Alternative Tourism Studio 2012 By Sedef Doganer
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This studio focused on research-based exploration and application of advanced design theory relative to alternative tourism. This course discussed the relationships between the design... More > of architecture, tourist city and the alternative practices of tourism. This studio focused on how to extend the limits of tourism, and explore the potential tourism alternatives in San Antonio such as sustainable tourism, heritage tourism, ecotourism, recreational tourism, health, sports, food, music, and festival tourisms. Students investigated the possible problems in tourism; found alternative solutions, planned, programmed and designed tourism activities and tourist spaces.< Less
Space Commerce By Langdon Morris, Editor
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“This third book by the Aerospace Technology Working Group (ATWG) is a broad and fascinating survey of the important topic of Space Commerce. The authors are genuine experts within their... More > fields, and many of them have been together in the loose collaboration of the ATWG for two decades. They share a common impatience with incremental development and bureaucracy, and will lead the reader in exploring the frontier of this emerging business venue.” Bruce McCandless II, 24-Year NASA Astronaut< Less
Space Commerce By Langdon Morris, Editor
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“This third book by the Aerospace Technology Working Group (ATWG) is a broad and fascinating survey of the important topic of Space Commerce. The authors are genuine experts within their... More > fields, and many of them have been together in the loose collaboration of the ATWG for two decades. They share a common impatience with incremental development and bureaucracy, and will lead the reader in exploring the frontier of this emerging business venue.” Bruce McCandless II, 24-Year NASA Astronaut< Less
Space Reality By Robert Ramstetter
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“Space Reality” is a story about twelve contestants who are supposedly chosen at random for a television reality contest by a private company to promote space tourism. Their first week... More > begins with a rushed training regimen that is marred by disappointment and accidents, leaving the contestants with a feeling that their safety is being overlooked for the sake of publicity. One contestant in particular repeatedly tries to convince the others that there will be no space flight and that everything will be done in the local studio. After the contestants reach their destination, they begin to learn the true purpose of the mission, but it is too late to turn back. They soon realize that their survival depends on a group effort and that the prize money no longer matters. The conclusion leaves the reader eager for the next book in the series.< Less
Training the Commercial Space Traveler By Gary Booker
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The era of commercial space travel is here. No longer will space travel be limited to a small cadre of professionals. Space tourism is now available and will eventually become more affordable and... More > accessible to ordinary consumers as time elapses. With this new era comes the need to train commercial space professionals. In this essay, Space strategist Gary C. Booker discusses how the training of space professionals must happen.< Less
The Space Renaissance Manifesto and other Founding Papers of the Space Renaissance International By Adriano Autino
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The scope of this book is to provide items to understand how and why the Space Renaissance movement was conceived and was born. Therefore I collected hereafter the main works which stand in the... More > background of the Space Renaissance philosophical elaboration, since 2008 (year of birth of the Space Renaissance very first concept), but even before, with some papers authored by the founder Adriano Autino, or co-authored with Patrick Collins and other dealers of the Astronautic Humanist current.< Less
TOURISM STUDIES: THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW SYSTEMIC APPROACH. Examples from the United States and Europe By PIERO INNOCENTI
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The idea of introducing this handbook derives from the realization that tourism is often the object of a single-issue analysis, lacking an organic vision. The fact that this complex phenomenon... More > manifests itself in space meant in concrete terms and presents economic-territorial implications of varied nature privileges those who inquire it mainly from a territorial point of view, like economic geographers. The approach followed, while enhancing the three most important ‘moments’ in which tourism occurs, i.e. the outgoing, the movement and the incoming, is applicable both on a regional, or even local level, and on a general scale, thus allowing to make those abstractions than many scholars believe to be fundamental to the definition of their discipline as a real science.< Less
1st Space Renaissance International Congress - The Complete Acta, and the July 2012 Upgrade Resolution By Adriano V. Autino
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This book reports the complete acta of the first congress of the Space Renaissance International, held on skype in 2011. The 2012 resolution of the SRI Executive Committe, that actualizes the... More > decisions taken by the congress, is also reported. Most of the discussion of the four days congress is also reported. The book summarizes the program of the Space Renaissance for the time interval from 2011 to the next congress, in 2015.< Less
Stokadia By Sam Shepherd
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Meet Stokadia space entrepreneur left for dead on an unknown deserted planet - future earth. Space folding has left the one man behind who can change everything before it's too late.
Travels Through Absence, Letters from the European City HARDBACK By Christopher Thomson
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Lovers separated. A letter written. A lonely voice echoes weakly from within the hollow structures of the city. It calls for a glance over a shoulder, for a memory. Journey through questions of... More > identity across the great cities of Europe: Berlin, Vienna, Paris, Stockholm, Budapest, Lisbon, Istanbul and many more. In this meticulously researched collection of moods and symmetries, Thomson layers up an alternative narrative for the European city of today whilst crafting a series of intimate reflections on each. Written over years of experience, Travels Through Absence is a travel book like no other. This hardback edition features an atmospheric prologue, a photographic introduction into forms of absence as recordings of space.< Less