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Hello, is this planet Earth? : My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book)

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The first book by astronaut Tim Peake - a mesmerising collection of over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs taken on board the International Space Station, many of which have never been seen before.

Including a personal commentary from Tim, this is an awe-inspiring glimpse into life outside of Planet Earth... 'Inspiring for everyone' -- ***** Reader review'WOW!!

Fantastic images' -- ***** Reader review'Literally out of this world' -- ***** Reader review'Photos to die for, totally fantastic' -- ***** Reader review'This book is truly amazing!' -- ***** Reader review______________________________THE OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and WINNER OF THE NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS'It's impossible to look down on Earth from space and not be mesmerised by the fragile beauty of our planet.

I may have been 400km up, but I have never felt closer to Earth than when I was on board the International Space Station.

I'm delighted to share with you this collection of photographs with some of my thoughts from my mission.

Although I briefly left the sanctuary of our planet, I rediscovered the wonder of the place we call home.'Hello, is this planet Earth? takes readers on a mesmerizing tour of Tim's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission.

Based on over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the international space station, many of which have not been seen before, this lavish collection showcases the beauty of earth from above, and is the perfect visual time capsule of Tim's remarkable trip, which captured the imaginations of millions of children and adults across the world. Including breath-taking aerial photos of cities illuminated at night, the northern lights and unforgettable vistas of oceans, mountains and deserts, the book can be enjoyed by readers of all ages, and comes with a personal commentary from Tim, full of his characteristic warmth and charm. The title of the book is inspired by Tim's famous 'wrong number' dialled from space, when he accidentally misdialled a woman from the space station and inquired, 'Hello, is this planet Earth?'

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1780897154 / 9781780897158
Hardback
17/11/2016
United Kingdom
English
239 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour)
24 cm