This time exposure reminds me of the space travel scenes from Andrei Tarkovsky classic Soviet-era film Solaris from the book by Stanislaw Lem. Although the film, which came out in 1972, used traffic in Tokyo as the metaphor rather than my blander Florida visualization. The image captures the disorganization that must accompany artistic yet obtuse allegories of space flight.
Photos from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex of the full-size replica of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft that docked in orbit with an Apollo spacecraft in July 1975 during the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project promoting goodwill between the American and Soviet crews. An updated version of this same vehicle is used today to ferry crews back and forth from the International Space Station (ISS). First flown in April 1967, the Soyuz spacecraft has had remarkable success over the decades proving to […]
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