CHRIS HADFIELD - You Are Here

  
 

Wednesday, November 5 at 7PM

Former Astronaut

COLONEL CHRIS HADFIELD

speaking & signing

You Are Here:
Around the World in 92 Minutes

 

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are available in-store only. 

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online orders for You Are Here.
We will resume processing online orders
for this book when we open at 9AM on 11/6. 


Chris Hadfield is one of the world’s most seasoned and accomplished astronauts and the author of the #1 international bestseller An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth. Now, he brings us You Are Here, a book of photographs encapsulates Hadfield’s singular eye for our world as it appears from above. 

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Divided by continent, You Are Here represents one (idealized) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour—surprising, playful, thought-provoking, and visually delightful—is also punctuated with fun, fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity.   In the spirit of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, You Are Here opens a singular window on our planet, using remarkable photographs to illuminate the history and consequences of human settlement, the magnificence (and wit) of never-before-noticed landscapes, and the power of the natural forces shaping our world and the future of our species.
                                                                                                                                                                              
Chris Hadfield is one of the world’s most seasoned and accomplished astronauts and the author of the #1 international bestseller An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.  Among his countless accomplishments, Hadfield most recently served as commander of the International Space Station, where, while conducting a record-setting number of scientific experiments and overseeing an emergency spacewalk, he gained worldwide acclaim for his breathtaking photographs and educational videos about life in space. His music video, a zero-gravity version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” received over ten million views in its first three days online. His TED talk, delivered in March 2014, drew more than one million views in its first three weeks.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
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