Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space

Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space Celebrating and understanding our Earth from space The Lights of Mankind is the story of how we ve populated this planet as told through inspiring, panoramic photographs of Earth at night It showcases unexpected and breathtaking photos made possible by the latest light sensitive cameras and the newly installed Cupola on the International Space Station pictures that have already awed hundreds of thousands Space Station fans The images, of course, beg explanation Why did Man settle here and not there How is this glittering planet powered The narrative explores the expected and unexpected, telling a story of agriculture, geography, wars, disease, food supply, water supply, politics, politics and power supply The uncertain sprawl of southern California The Nile River as it snakes towards the Mediterranean The grid like pattern of lights that write the history of the American Midwest This is the unintended artwork of human habitation, as author Keeney writes, artwork we now see first hand Includes first person perspectives on Earth at night contributed by the astronauts themselves Don Pettit, Douglas Wheelock, Mario Runco, Jr Clayton Clay Anderson, and Sandra Magnus Beautiful book, incredible information and beautiful photos Good book with some amazing pictures in Condition was excellent for a second hand book, and came quickly. I have never seen a book quite like this one before When I opened this book, I was astonished to see the pictures which were taken from outer space It was amazing to see photos of numerous cities around the world at night The night lights brighten up the cities like Christmas trees I m surprised that this item is no longer in publication This book is one item I will keep for a long time I love it

  • Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space
  • L Douglas Keeney
  • 22 August 2019
  • 0762777559

About the Author: L Douglas Keeney

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