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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes One of Space s Best Space Photography BooksIs there a person left on the internet who hasn t yet swooned over astronaut Chris Hadfield s jaw dropping images from space Here s a chance to have them in your home While we ve seen plenty of NASA images of our planet, Hadfield s instantly feelpersonal These photos were taken by a curious human, not as part of a larger organizational mandate Hadfield was capturing his photos not necessarily as a scientist, butas a zero gravity sightseer on behalf of all civilization Alissa Walker, Gizmodo You Are Hereoffers readers a magnificent photographic view of something very familiar Earth Sarah Gray, SalonAwe inspiring photos Sprinkled among the pictures are Hadfield s fun factoids about life without gravityParadeA photographic exploration of the planet, a series of spectacular images snapped from the International Space Station David Martindale, Dallas Morning NewsEye opening and often whimsical John McMurtrie, Houston ChronicleA visually stunning tour of Earth Breathtaking photos CBS This MorningA stunning book of photos Alyssa Newcomb, ABC NewsFun and fascinating David Martindale, Fort Worth Star TelegramThe photos are fascinating, and Hadfield s commentary is by turns insightful and playful, revealing deforestation on one page, and landforms that resemble ears on another A sure hit for fans of photography, cartography, geography or space travel Wendy Sawatzky, Winnipeg Free PressChris Hadfield, one of the world s most seasoned and accomplished astronauts, is the author of theinternational bestseller An Astronaut s Guide to Life on Earth The top graduate of the US Air Force Test Pilot School inand the US Navy Test Pilot of the Year in , Hadfield was selected to be an astronaut inHe was Chief CAPCOM at NASA for twenty five shuttle missions and served as Director of Operations for NASA in Star City, Russia, fromtoChief of Robotics for the NASA Astronaut Office in Houston fromtoand Chief of International Space Station Operations for the NASA Astronaut Office fromtoHadfield most recently served as Commander of the International Space Station, where, while conducting a record setting number of scientific experiments and overseeing an emergency spacewalk, he gained worldwide acclaim for his breathtaking photographs and educational videos about life in space His online videos, including a zero gravity version of David Bowie s Space Oddity, have collectively receivedthan fifty million views

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