SOURCE: Starry Messenger Press

December 29, 2006 23:00 ET

Award-Winning Space Calendar Provides a Year's Worth of Stunning Outer Space Images Just in Time for 2007

Free Shipping and Discounts Add to Popularity of "Year In Space" 2007 Calendar

ITHACA, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 29, 2006 -- 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 2007 edition of this 144-page desk calendar, now in its fourteenth 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.

The 53 stunning 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 incredible deep space vistas taken by the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes. An informative essay accompanies every image, and each weekly calendar page is filled with historic dates in space history.

In full-color full-page images, "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 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 ranging from 25% to 45% off of the suggested retail price are available to students, educators, NASA employees, and anyone reading this press release. The discounts also apply to employees, retirees, stockholders and affiliates of The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman -- all leading sponsors of the calendar.

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

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