This article is about the fictional Spacefaring World of the Jesse Millette franchise.
However, some elements of this article may be in reference to the non-fictional beliefs held
within Astronism which should be indicated wherever relevant.
In Astronism, spacefaring culture is prophesied by Cometan to occur as a result of the Spacefaring Revolution which is itself considered to be a direct consequence of the Astronomic Revolution written of in the Omnidoxy itself.
Reasons for spacefaring
People's reasons for spacefaring formed a large part of the culture of the spacefaring world so much so that a person's views on and reasons for spacefaring also dictated much of their ethical, political, ideological, and religious identity. Reasons for spacefaring can be divided into several different categories.
Personal / Individualistic reasons
- Spacefaring as a holiday
- It was a commonly held belief by the upper classes that due to the lower levels of gravity in space and on other worlds, they wouldn't age as fast. For this and many other reasons, it became fashionable for the rich and famous to go spacefaring with intention of staying young in their physical appearance.