Multi-Planetary Worlds: Mobilities of the Space Age

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Abstract

Our futures steadily gather momentum in outer space. As advances in techno-science propel a range of objects and ideas, data and images and affects and capital beyond the globe, their proliferation progressively entangles human societies with their planetary outside. The mobilities of the space age accelerate and magnify the prospective reach of our futures in the making. Opening up opportunities for multi-planetary projections of the species, they steadily protract the horizon of our common world. This chapter captures an array of mobilities enlivening our multi-planetary arena, exploring the ways in which their material and social effects condition the unfolding of our shared futures on and off the Earth.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of Social Futures
EditorsCarlos López Galviz, Emily Spiers
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter19
Pages216-223
Number of pages8
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-44071-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-34033-6, 978-1-032-12954-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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