[ExI] My new book "Futurist spaceflight meditations" is published

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 03:21:33 UTC 2021

Giulio, congratulations! I look forward to reading it!

John  :  )

On Fri, Jun 11, 2021 at 9:53 AM Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> My new book "Futurist spaceflight meditations" is published
> My new book "Futurist spaceflight meditations" is available for
> readers to buy on Amazon (Kindle | paperback).
> https://turingchurch.net/futurist-spaceflight-meditations-5e3b31f645d1
> This book goes from here and now to the far future and the stars. But
> it is a very short book of about 27,000 words, about 100 pages in
> print.
> Chapter titles: 1 Introduction; 2 Political preamble; 3 Lockdown; 4
> Spaceflight now; 5 Spaceship Earth; 6 Cultural reflections; 7
> Interplanetary; 8 Interstellar; 9 Cosmic engineers.
> Thesis: We must strenuously push toward our cosmic destiny among the
> stars. Beginning to expand beyond the Earth before it’s too late is
> our most important task at this moment in history. Many actors have
> important roles to play, and there’s room for everyone. Spaceflight
> will also help find viable solutions for current developmental,
> environmental, and social problems.
> But the road to the stars is full of impediments and roadblocks. We
> will not advance as fast as we wish. Therefore we must keep our mood
> strenuous and our drive strong. We need an optimistic spaceflight
> culture oriented to the future, with energizing visions of
> interplanetary, interstellar, and cosmic futures. We also need a
> futurist space philosophy.
> I'll present the book at the Space Renaissance 2021 Congress on June
> 29 and the 2021 Terasem Space Day on July 20.
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