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Earth, Spirit of Place: Featuring the Photographs of Chris Hadfield

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ISBN-10: 1894673689

ISBN-13: 9781894673686

Edition: 2013

Authors: John McQuarrie, Chris Hadfield, Walter Natynczyk

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Astronauts on board the International Space Station have many tasks, but a consistent favorite is taking photographs of Earth. The ISS astronauts don't just take digital images randomly. The photos they shoot are part of a well-defined program of data collection coordinated 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…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 11.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English