Star Ark A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship

As space ventures have become more numerous, leading scientists and theorists have offered ways of building a living habitat in a hostile environment, taking an ‘ecosystems’ view of space colonization. The contributors to this volume take a radical multi-disciplinary view of the challenge of human s...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Armstrong, Rachel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Space Exploration
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction by Rachel Armstrong
  • Overview by Andrew Tziolas
  • Metaphysics of Reality in Space by Rachel Armstrong
  • Seeding the Universe with Life by Michael Mautner
  • Space chemistry by Martin Hanczyc
  • Living soils by Rachel Armstrong
  • Bacterial worlds by Simon Park
  • Nature in space by Koert van Mensvoort
  • The experience of space by Nelly Ben Hayoum
  • Space architecture by Richard Hyams
  • Extremophiles by Sarah Jane Pell.-Shrinking the human by Arne Hendriks
  • Human/mechanicals hybrids by Kevin Warwick
  • Space birth by Lucy McCrae, Susan Crawford-Young, and Lynne Harper
  • Establishing the ecological being by Rachel Armstrong
  • Ecology of Mind by Noam Chomsky
  • Humanity in space by Steve Fuller
  • Ecological politics by Jane Bennett
  • Very large organizations by Jordan Geiger
  • Architects building planets by Mark Morris