How to Live in Space – a book about space travel and astronauts

The front cover of How to Live in Space by Colin Stuart


How to Live in Space is the ultimate space travel book for discovering your future life away from the Earth. Physicist and astronomer Colin Stuart takes you through astronauts’ training process, examines the practicalities of everyday life and looks ahead to space tourism, moon bases and interstellar travel.

Presented with infographics and full colour photographs, How to Live in Space is a scientific yet entertaining guide to living in orbit, the viability of terraforming and the long-term effects of space on the human body.

A sample page from How to Live in Space by Colin Stuart

Praise for How to Live in Space

“The perfect book for anyone and everyone who is even remotely interested in how life will persist beyond our home planet. It’s an easy-to-read treasure trove of trivia and a gorgeous visual guide that makes you want to linger on each page a bit before consuming the next perfectly packaged bite of space survival tips. In short, it’s out of this world.”


Leonard David

“Stuart has written a witty and insightful book. How to Live in Space is an instructive, illustrated guide to life beyond our own planet. For those on the go, securely helmeted and ready for liftoff, this book is a pre-launch requirement.”

Publishers Weekly

“Stuart’s captivating handbook has something to amaze and entertain every reader.”


“An engaging and colourfully illustrated guide to prepping for life in space… an exhilarating virtual ride for space buffs everywhere.


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