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    DescriptionAstronauts on board the International Space Station have many tasks, but a consistent favourite is taking photographs of Earth. The ISS astronauts dont just take digital images randomly. The photos they shoot are part of a well-defined program of data collection co-ordinated through the Crew Earth Observations team at Johnson Space Center. Current research targets include glaciers, deltas, urban areas, coral reefs, megafans (inland deltas), and long-term ecological monitoring sites. Dynamic events such as hurricanes, dust storms, volcanic eruptions, and fires are also imaged when possible. Astronauts also document the growth and change of human-made features, such as cities. The database of astronaut photography is freely accessible via the Internet and has made this book possible. For Chris Hatfield's 1,000,000+ Twitter followers, you will also find his artful tweets enlivening captions of his images. Complementing his photos are a number of NASA satellite shots captured by various orbital platforms over the last few years. As millions of you know, he was successful beyond anyone's expectations. Pallab Ghosh of BBC News observed that; "He has probably become the most famous astronaut since the days of Neil Armstrong and Yuri Gagarin." Couldnt agree more.

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    Earth, Spirit of Place
    Featuring the Photographs of Chris Hadfield
    Authors and contributors
    Photographs by Chris Hadfield, Edited by John McQuarrie, Foreword by Walter Natynczyk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    ISBN 13: 9781894673686
    ISBN 10: 1894673689

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PGS, WNX
    B&T General Subject: 620
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26480
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: TTD
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    BISAC V2.8: SCI004000, PHO023010
    DC22: 525.0222
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 525.0222
    Thema V1.0: AGN, AJC, AJTF, PG
    Magic Light Publishing
    Imprint name
    Magic Light Publishing
    Publication date
    18 November 2013
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