Besides regularly writing articles on space science, engineering, psychology and culture, Josh is also the author of Becoming Martian and Cosmic Nomad.

Cosmic Nomad

Comedian, astronaut candidate and general troublemaker Josh Richards knows his days on Earth are numbered: short-listed from over 200,000 applicants for the first human mission to Mars, and launching without any hope of ever returning, it’s increasingly likely he’ll die on the red planet.

So if YOU were leaving Earth in 10 years time, what would you do before you left?

Becoming Martian

Join physicist, comedian and astronaut candidate Josh Richards on a humorous and informative journey to the red planet.

Blending science, engineering and ethics with comedy, and filled with real-life stories of life beyond Earth’s atmosphere, Becoming Martian looks at how colonising Mars will change humans in body, mind and soul.