Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs From A Year In Space

October 30, 2018|
Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs From A Year In Space by Scott Kelly
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From the record-breaking astronaut, national hero, and best-selling author of Endurance, a breathtaking collection of photos documenting his journey on the International Space Station, the vastness of space, and the unparalleled beauty of our own home planet.

One''s perspective shifts when one lives for an entire year--as Commander Scott Kelly, and no other American astronaut in history, has--in the isolating, grueling, and utterly unforgiving vacuum of space. Kelly''s photos prove that this perspective--from 250 miles above Earth-- while hard-won, is also almost unspeakably beautiful. A gift for photography helped make Kelly a social media sensation, and here his photos are collected alongside his own commentary, which set the images in their proper contexts, human and cosmic.

Kelly captures sunsets, moonrises, the aurora borealis, and the luminous, hazy tapestry of the Milky Way. He presents snapshots of life and work on the International Space Station, from spacewalks to selfies. But above all--or floating amidst all--he takes the earth itself as his celestial muse. Here are hurricanes, wrinkled mountains, New York City shining like a galaxy--glorious photographs that are, in themselves, a passionate argument for the preservation of our planet in the face of climate change and environmental destruction.
SCOTT KELLY is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station (ISS) on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission to the ISS. During the Year in Space mission, he set recor...
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Title:Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs From A Year In Space
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.31 X 12.25 X 1.03 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.31 X 12.25 X 1.03 in
Published:October 30, 2018
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735233744

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