In celebration of a space program which refuses to quit in the face of absurd Mayan prophecy (in the words of Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, "The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it"), we bring you the lighter side of space (meta joke!) in this high fashion photo shoot with real-life Russian cosmonauts, photographed by Arthur Elgort.
Michael Benson is a multimedia artist and journalist with a passion for space. His most recent book, Planetfall is his love letter to our Solar System.
Is this Earth or outer space? This surreal and elegiac time-lapse by Murray Fredericks presents us with jaw-dropping beauty that makes Australia's Lake Eyre look like the far corners of a distant planet.
Mama told me not to trust those Martians! The song is from "The Imagined Village". The clips are from various space movies and TV shows.
Owen Silverwood's work of photograph 'Inner space', depicts NASA hardware in confined environments.