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View from above : an astronaut photographs the world

Author: Terry Virts; Buzz Aldrin
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Few people get the experience of seeing the world from outer space--and no one has taken as many pictures of Earth from above as Terry Virts. Celebrated NASA astronaut, pilot of the space shuttle, crew member on Soyuz, and commander of the International Space Station, Virts has spent more than 200 days in space--and very few of those days went by without his reaching for his camera. Now as never before, Virts shares  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photobooks
Photographs from space
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Virts; Buzz Aldrin
ISBN: 9781426218644 1426218648
OCLC Number: 992437070
Description: 303 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : a life above --
The International Space Station --
Missions timeline --
Leaving Earth --
White --
Our place in the universe --
Deliveries from home --
Emergency in space --
Color --
Spacewalking --
The human world --
Returning to Earth --
Epilogue : back home.
Responsibility: Commander Terry Virts ; foreword by Buzz Aldrin.


This majestic National Geographic photography book offers a spectacular view of Earth from outer space, featuring aerial imagery taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Terry  Read more...
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"It's Virts's photos that form the heart of the astonishingly beautiful View From Above. The book is not only a fascinating look at our planet from a perspective most of us will never experience but Read more...

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