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Orbit: NASA Astronauts Photograph the Earth (1996)

by Jay Apt, Michael Helfert, Justin Wilkinson

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This book is filled with so many beautiful pictures. They are large, colorful, and glossy. It's just amazing! ( )
  jennifer57 | Oct 3, 2018 |
Large-format book of gorgeous photos of Earth from space.
  fpagan | Dec 25, 2006 |
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This awe-inspiring collection of photographs gives those of us stuck on Earth a glimpse of what our home planet looks like from the window of a space craft... and the big blue marble has never looked more beautiful. All the continents are shown, as well as weather events, the Aurora borealis, and the visible effects of anthropogenic environmental change--deforestation and desertification chief among them. Take a sobering look at our lovely planet and realize how small and fragile it really is.

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Collection of photographs taken by NASA astronauts from space of features they found to be interesting or special, including selections from missions ranging from the 1960s through the 1990s.

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