SOURCE: Starry Messenger Press

December 28, 2007 21:15 ET

Award-Winning Space Calendar Provides a Year's Worth of Stunning Outer Space Images Just in Time for 2008

Free Shipping and Discounts Add to Popularity of "Year In Space" 2008 Calendar

ITHACA, NY--(Marketwire - December 28, 2007) - An entire year's worth of stunning outer space images -- from the Apollo Moon landings to recent views of Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft -- appear in the award-winning "Year In Space" desk calendar. The 2008 edition of this 144-page desk calendar, now in its fifteenth year of publication, is now shipping. Due to record sales, the publisher expects its supply of this affordable calendar to be exhausted soon.

The full-color weekly calendar is brimming with images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery. "The Year In Space" is now available at discounted prices and with free U.S. shipping. Rush delivery (3-5 days) is available for an additional charge.

Published in cooperation with The Planetary Society, "The Year In Space" takes its readers on an out-of-this-world journey while giving them a convenient way to organize their busy lives back on Earth.

The 53 weekly images represent the full spectrum of space exploration, from the beginning of human space flight to the space shuttle and International Space Station. Amazing planetary images by the Cassini Orbiter and the Mars Exploration Rovers are presented along with breathtaking deep space views taken by the Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra Space Telescopes. An informative essay accompanies every image, and each weekly calendar page is filled with historic dates in space history.

"The Year In Space" is also a versatile desk calendar, with weekly, monthly, yearly and multi-year calendars, a daily moon phase calendar, an address section, blank pages for notes, and more.

Discounts of 25% to 44% and free domestic shipping are available for educators, students, Internet surfers, and NASA employees. Discounts also apply to employees, customers, retirees and stockholders of organizations that sponsor the calendar, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, The Planetary Society,, and member organizations of the Coalition for Space Exploration.

"The Year In Space" can be ordered online at or by calling 800/736-6836.

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