pshaw, personal space programs are so 00's!
The new hotness is life extension research and personal immortality.
Minecraft is already pretty transhuman.
You can change your skin at will, appearing in different worlds with a completely different appearance but it's still you. You can die on one world and appear on another world with a different skin - but it's still you.
I know many modern sci fi novels have embraced this body swapping idea either as a main plot point or as a normal practice in the sci-fi universe.