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Destination Space: Making Science Fiction a Reality

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By: Kenny Kemp

Virgin Books

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #166889 | ISBN-13: 9780753512357
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Award-winning writer and journalist Kenny Kemp goes in search of the paying passengers who will make history on the first commercial flight into space. They will be able to experience weightlessness, witness the curvature of the Earth and have a unique view of the Universe seen only by astronauts. Detailing their arduous training and how their bodies will be affected in space, to the science, business and politics behind this incredible breakthrough, "Destination Space" describes just the beginning of an amazing adventure...

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Kenny Kemp is an award-winning journalist and writer. The founding business editor of the Sunday Herald, Kenny Kemp was Scotland's Business Writer of the Year in both 2001 and 2003. He is the co-author with Barbara Cassini of Go: An Airline Adventure, which won the 2004 Business Book of the Year in the WH Smith Awards, and Flight of the Titans. He lives in Edinburgh.

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