SOURCE: The Year In Space

October 06, 2007 18:56 ET

Discounted 2008 Space Calendar Back by Popular Demand

"Year In Space" Weekly Calendar Features Dozens of Space Images

ITHACA, NY--(Marketwire - October 6, 2007) - After a sold-out 2007 edition, "The Year In Space" is now back with a brand new 2008 desk calendar showcasing some of the most stunning space images ever collected in a calendar

Published in cooperation with The Planetary Society, "The Year In Space" is a 144-page desk calendar featuring 53 weekly color space images carefully selected from NASA's archives, world-famous observatories, planetary spacecraft and talented astrophotographers. Historic scenes from the Apollo Moon landings appear alongside recent images of the space shuttle and the International Space Station. Stunning planetary images by the Cassini Orbiter and the Mars Exploration Rovers are presented along with incredible deep space vistas taken by the Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes, as well as some of the world's leading observatories. An informative essay accompanies every image, and each weekly calendar page is filled with facts and anniversaries relating to the history of space exploration and astronomical discovery.

"The Year In Space" takes its readers on an out-of-this-world journey every week while giving them a convenient way to organize their busy lives back on Earth. "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.

Orders for "The Year In Space" can be placed on the web site or by calling 800/736-6836. There is free standard shipping in the U.S. and rush delivery (3-5 days) is available for an additional charge. The calendar will begin shipping in mid-October.

Discounts of 25% to 44% are available for all NASA employees nationwide, as well as for employees, customers, retirees and stockholders of organizations that sponsor the calendar, including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, The Planetary Society,, and any member organization of the Coalition for Space Exploration. Education and Internet discounts are also available on the website.

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