So much as I love the idea of space exploration, I'm pretty sure my brain might implode upon itself were I to ever find myself in space. Think about it. There is no more up, down, north, east, west or south. Sure, you can use planets--yea, freaking planets--as reference points, but outside of that, it's infinity this way and infinity that way, and an infinite number of directions to choose from.
It's sort of like a newborn with self-knowledge and the ability to fear.