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Free Color Poster of Breathtaking Outer Space Images Now Available to Download; Images Appear in ''Year In Space'' 2006 Calendar.

ITHACA, N.Y. -- More than four dozen breathtaking outer space images from the "Year In Space" 2006 Desk Calendar are now available in a free downloadable poster (http://www.YearInSpace.com).

"The Year In Space" is an award-winning 144-page weekly calendar featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery.

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 53 weekly images represent the full spectrum of space exploration, from the Gemini and Apollo programs all the way 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 and some of the world's leading observatories. An informative essay accompanies every image, and each weekly calendar page is filled with historic dates in space history.

"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 (http://www.YearInSpace.com) 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.

Discounts of 27% to 47% are available for all NASA employees nationwide, as well as for employees, customers, retirees and stockholders of organizations that sponsor the calendar, including Analytical Graphics Inc., Boeing (NYSE:BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), Eagle Picher, MDA Space Missions, The Planetary Society, and UniverseToday.com. Education and Internet discounts are also available on the website.
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