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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey (The Limited Edition)

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  • Pub date: June 2019
  • ISBN-13: 9781781453735
  • Author: Luke Wesley Price, foreword by Christopher J. Ferguson
  • Price: £150.00
  • Binding: HB with soft touch slipcase
  • No. of pages: 240
  • Dimensions: 250 x 250 mm

Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey (The Limited Edition)

Limited to just 135 numbered copies (one for each of the 135 missions flown by the space shuttle), this remarkable collectors’ edition features:

  • Special ‘white cover’ edition of the 240-page book, with black-sprayed page edges and document envelope
  • Numbered certificate of authentication signed by Christopher J. Ferguson, NASA astronaut and commander of space shuttle Atlantis for its final flight, STS-135
  • Stamped photographic print of space shuttle Atlantis in space on flight STS-115, the first mission with Christopher J. Ferguson as pilot
  • Orange, soft-touch slipcase with debossed space shuttle icon
  • Laminated images throughout

 

“A true masterpiece… this was a book that needed to be produced.” 

Astronaut Bruce McCandless II (1937–2017), STS-31, STS-41-B

“Proudly displayed in my Boeing office where we’re designing the next crewed vehicle to go to the International Space Station.”  

Astronaut Christopher J. Ferguson, STS-115, STS-126, STS-135

“The shuttle was our place to eat, sleep, exercise and work. The quiet din of fans and pumps lulled us to sleep. It was… home.”  

Christopher J. Ferguson, from the Foreword

 

Luke Wesley Price is a British graphic designer of over 20 years’ experience in branding, advertising and imagery, who founded his own design agency in 2008. He has had a lifelong interest in America’s space history, from Project Mercury through to Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, and beyond. As a child growing up in the 1980s, the space shuttle program was always the highlight and central thread of this passion, and in his research for this book he fulfilled the ambition of corresponding regularly with the shuttle pilots who had been his heroes.

Christopher J. Ferguson is a former NASA astronaut who was commander of the space shuttle Atlantis for flight STS-135, the final mission of the space shuttle program. He had previously piloted Atlantis on flight STS-115 in September 2006, and commanded Endeavour on STS-126 in 2008. He retired from NASA in 2011 and is now director of Crew and Mission Operations for Boeing’s Commercial Crew Program.

 

PRICE

£150 plus postage

(postage UK £5.00 / Western Europe & USA £20.00 / Worldwide £38.00)

ORDERS

To order your copy please contact GMC Publications:

email: orders@thegmcgroup.com

telephone: 01273 488005

Inside pages - click to enlarge