A little bit of space history - the Mir Space Station.
Mir Space Station shot by Atlantis Spacecraft, July 1995.
A blog about what I find beautiful and interesting in this universe.
MYDNA by Joel Escalona
About the project:
MYDNA is a chic and contemporary storage system inspired by the DNA concept in two different ways, fist its sophisticated, organic and stylish structure in the shape of double helix and second with a metaphorical statement which establish that everything you place on its shelves define a significant part of your personal identity.
Images from Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey, 1981-2011, a limited-edition book commemorating the 30th anniversary of the shuttle program. For the project, graphic artist Luke Wesley Price assembled “some of the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring NASA images from the space shuttle’s 30 year service history”.
"Such is the seductive appeal of the liberal arts. We are told that being a true student of the liberal arts means to have cultivated a love of learning and a set of broadly applicable skills in critical thinking, writing, reading, constant questioning, and interpersonal empathy. We are told that such students are in search of truth, looking for guidance in their studies on how to live the good life and cultivate their souls. We are told the liberal arts are a way of experiencing life; we are told the schools and institutions that teach the humanities to students — at least, in the ideal education — are not merely teaching texts but fostering great citizens and empathetic human beings. From these descriptions, the liberal arts seem like a kind of magic medicine that will make you smarter, cooler, better. One certainly might hope, and many do, that the liberal arts would make everything, like Richard said, suddenly come together."
(18 Sept. 2013) — One of three Expedition 37 crew members aboard the International Space Station on Sept. 18 photographed this high oblique night image showing dozens of major cities and communities on the east coast and points west toward the Great Lakes area, and even areas to the southwest. Long Island, NY is a tell-tale identifier as it juts out into the Atlantic Ocean in the lower right portion of the image. The estuary known as Long Island Sound is also visible at lower right. The New York metropolitan area is largely visible below the tip of one of the space station’s solar array panels.