Stunning photographs I could have took a little detail on what you could see in the pictures but that s a personal thing It s overall a beautiful and interesting collection of photographs This is just a eally chill Big Bad Detective Agency read with amazing pictures from space A great book to have if you want toelax What I love It The Placer reads like a children s picture book but for adults and kids alike to enjoy Page after page amazing photograph after amazing photograph this is a breathtaking volume Tim Peake saw so many spectacular views from space on the International Space Station and he s curated the best to share with the world via a delightful coffee table bookIncluded are so many beautiful pictures of our world in a way we don t see to often Some of my favorites are of the aurora borealis in her green glory as seen from the other side AKA outer space It s so cool to see how the cities light up at night how you can see the layouts of those cities in the day and some other fantastic celestial views that you won t see anywhere elseCons Tim mentions a particular 345 million year old crater about half way through oureligious views clash over that fact but that s okay I only mentioned it here in case other Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism readers are interested in knowingOverall It s a fascinating collection of photos and would make a great gift idea for anyone who loves outer space nature photography etcThanks to Goodreads First Reads for a free copy of this book I was noteuired to post a The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, review Tim Peake the first British astronaut to complete a spacewalk spent one hundred eighty six days in space aboard the International Space Station during which he spoke to than a million schoolchildren about the wonders of science And took hundreds of stunning photographs of Earth and of the stars These photographs gathered into this exuisite volume capture the glorious splendor of our hom. THE OUT OF THE WORLD NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and WINNER OF THE NON FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS The first book by astronaut Tim Peake a mesmerising collection of over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the International Space Station many of which have not been seen before Includes a personal commentary from Tim Tim’s proceedseceived from the book will be donated to The Prince’s Trust '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 santuary of our planet I ediscovered the wonder of the place we call home Hello is this planet.
E aurora on pages 200 to 207 and the airglow and the Milky Way on pages 197 Proceeds from the sale of this book go to The Prince s Trust a charity that helps disadvantaged young people succeed This book is great for all ages once they are old enough to not eat the pages I eceived this book through the Goodreads Giveaways program Thank you to the author andor publisher IntroductionTimeline Hello is this planet Earth My View from the International Space Station AcknowledgementsPicture List This is a beautiful book that contains EXUISITE photographs taken from space I eally enjoyed it and so did my younger sisters Great pictures from his mission Would like details on his fellow crew members and euipment used during his flight Read this eview and on my blog uncovered booksWhilst only a collection of photos from ESA Astronaut Time Peake from whilst he was on the ISS Hello Is This Planet Earth has to got be one of the most thought prokoving books that I was very easily able to get lostHello Is This Planet Earth is very simply set out an Introduction a Timeline of what occurred whilst Peake was on the ISS and the onto the photos Peake arranged the photos into the following sections Night and Day Oceans and Rivers Mountains and Deserts Towns and Cities and Space and HomeEach of the photos sections are eually as stunning and I personally am struggling to say which one is better than the other Each one show the Earth in a different view whether it be the ugged landscapes that mountains form the lines that cities make up or the stars against the Earth s curvature If I was forced to choose one as my favourite it would have to be the Space and Home section Seeing Earth from afar must be indescribable and if I am sure that I am not the only one who would jump at the opportunity to be able to go into spaceThe perfect coffee table ead. Tion and inuired ‘Hello is this planet Earth’During his mission Tim conducted numerous ground breaking science experiments and engaged the British public in ingenious ways Tim became the first British astronaut to complete a spacewalk and the first person to un the London marathon in space He spoke to hundreds of thousands of school children back on earth via events such as the Cosmic Classroom live from the ISS engaging over 1 million children during the whole mission He was also involved in other memorable events such as presenting the BRIT Awards live from space in a dinner jacket 24 million people watched Tim blast off and over 2 million fans continue to follow his updates across social mediaIn the ueen’s birthday honours Tim was made a companion of the order of St Michael and St George an award given to those who have given distinguished service overseas or in Tim’s case in spac.
E planet as they bring us new perspectives of the mountains and deserts of the forests and the oceans From a hundred miles above Earth the view of cities whose lights pierce the darkness of night is magnificent Every page in this amazing collection holds a thrilling new discovery for eaders Highly Der Bilderwächter recommended Absolute banger of a book The pictures were thrilling and overall Tim is such an interesting fella I can t wait for his new book and I hope it is just as exciting as this one is This is an amazing book and made me even jealous than I already was of astronauts and are able to escape our planet even if only for a short time Using words like stunning breath taking and awesome makes it seem as if I was using empty descriptions that belong in an ad but they alleally do apply Most images are a view of Earth from space but others turn the camera in a different directions There is even an outer space selfie Beside each picture is a mini map of the world with the location marked in the picture Some pictures also have descriptions of what you are seeing since identifying buildings or landmarks can be hard to do when you are looking at them from uniue perspective One image challenges you to count the pyramids and it is fun trying to figure out where they areThe pictures are organized into chapters Night and Day Oceans and Rivers etc but it is also perfectly fine to open the book to a andom page and start eading from there Some pictures contain personal information about the author or some information on what you are seeing Usually I skip the introduction of a book and go ight for the good stuff but you will want to ead this introduction It gives background information which lets you understand the images even For photophiles is that a word there is a description of the gear used in this projectMy favorite pictures were of th. Earth takes Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris 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’semarkable trip which captured the imaginations of millions of children and adults across the worldThe book can be enjoyed by eaders of all ages and comes with a personal commentary from Tim full of his characteristic warmth and charm The book includes breath taking aerial photos of cities illuminated at night the northern lights and unforgettable vistas of oceans mountains and deserts 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 sta.
Major Timothy Nigel Tim Peake CMG born 7 April 1972 is a British Army Air Corps officer European Space Agency astronaut and a former International Space Station ISS crew memberHe is the first British ESA astronaut the second astronaut to bear a British flag patch the first was Helen Sharman who visited Mir as part of Project Juno in 1991 the sixth person born in the United Kingdom to