# Time and Space Travel?

In the movie 12 Monkeys, when James Cole was sent back in time for the second time, they sent him by mistake to the WW1 era. But I think the place where they sent him was not in USA, but in Europe and people spoke on some other language, like German. Does it mean that time travel includes space travel too?

• Even when they did send him to the correct time and place (Philadelphia and Baltimore), he appeared above ground and in different locations. So clearly space travel is required even if you assume it automatically adjusts for Earth's continuous motion through space. May 7, 2015 at 1:31
• @DavidHarkness Cool point about Earth's continuous motion through space! So it makes sense that if you are just transported back in time but not in space, you could literally find yourself floating and gasping for air in outer space, or even falling from a huge height in earth's atmosphere. You have to calculate Earth's rotation and motion around the sun AND also calculate the distance to be travelled physically before 'travelling'. There's also the problem of changing landscapes and buildings etc. You could find yourself appearing in the middle of a concrete pillar, for example.
– a20
Jul 20, 2017 at 3:20