Lunar and Planetary Institute


Space Shuttle Views the Earth:
Human Imprints from Space

Suggested Reading

Shuttle Photography Books

Apt J. et al. (1996) Orbit: NASA Astronauts Photograph the Earth. National Geographic Society, Washington DC. 223 pp.

Bondar R. L. (1995) Touching the Earth. Key Porter Books, Toronto. 144 pp.

Brown R. A. (1996) Endeavour Views the Earth. Cambridge University, Cambridge. 85 pp.

Francis P. and Jones P. (1984) Images of Earth. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. 159 pp.

Kelly K. W. (1988) The Home Planet. Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts. 256 pp.

Satellite Imagery Books

Parkinson C. L. (1997) Earth from Above: Using Color-Coded Satellite Images to Examine the Global Environment. University Science Books, Sausalito, California. 152 pp.

Sheffield C. (1983) Man on Earth: How Civilization and Technology Changed the Face of the World — A Survey from Space. Macmillan, New York. 158 pp.

Sheffield C. (1981) Earthwatch: A Survey of the World from Space. Macmillan, New York. 160 pp.

Stevens P. R. and Kelley K. W. (1992) Embracing Earth: New Views of our Changing Planet. Chronicle Books, San Francisco. 176 pp.

Strain P. and Engle F. C. (1992) Looking at Earth. Turner, Atlanta. 304 pp.

Geography Textbooks

Christopherson R. W. (1997) Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, third edition. Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. 656 pp.

De Blij H. J. and Muller P. O. (1998) Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts, eighth edition. Wiley, New York. 539 pp.

Jordan-Buychkov T. G. and Domosh M. (1998) The Human Mosaic: A Thematic Introduction to Cultural Geography. Addison-Wesley, New York. 595 pp.

Lillesand T. M. and Kiefer R. W. (1999) Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, fourth edition. Wiley, New York.

Ritter D. F. et al. (1994) Process Geomorphology, third edition. McGraw-Hill, New York. 560 pp.

Sabins F. F. (1997) Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation, third edition. Freeman, New York. 494 pp.

Strahler A. and Strahler A. (1996) Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. Wiley, New York. 637 pp.


The Cartographic Satellite Atlas of the World (1997) Warwick, Toronto. 152 pp.

National Geographic Society (1998) National Geographic Satellite Atlas of the World. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. 224 pp.

National Geographic Society and Shupe J. F. (1995) National Geographic Atlas of the World, sixth edition. National Geographic Society, Washington DC. 136 pp.

Times Atlas of the World: Comprehensive Edition (1999) Times Books, New York. 544 pp.

Web Sites

Earth from Space: An Astronaut's Views of the Home Planet

The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

JSC Imagery Services Digital Image Collection

Geomorphology from Space

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