Author of: Space Tourism
About The Author:
John Spencer is a space architect. He is an explorer in what he calls "the Design Frontier." He is the founder, president and chief designer of Red Planet Ventures, Inc. a research, design, and lecensing company creating a wide range of Mars themed simulation and media ventures ranging from a "Mars Resort and Spa" to a "Mars Expedition Base" to be built in the Mojave Desert opening in mid 2007.
In 1995 he was awarded the Space Act award and the Certificate of Recongnition from NASA for innovative architectural design on the International Space Station.
John designed the interiors for the Aquarius Underwater Laboratory, built in 1984 by NOAA. For the National Science Foundation, he and his team provided all the design work for an Antartic Science Base assembled in 1985 and 1986.
He has been a proponent of space tourism and is the founder and president of the nonprofit Space Tourism Society.