Sunday, November 04, 2018

real not real

As the crew departed the International Space Station in early October, they did a fly-around, something not done since the shuttle missions. They acquired some amazing imagery. But one really struck me, reminding me of one of the iconic images from 2001: A Space Odyssey.


orbital station from 2001: A Space Odyssey


orbital station by international partners

Now, admittedly, it's not an apples to apples comparison on a number of levels.

It's the imagery that impressed me, the composition, the similarities in the framing.

Copyrights and credits by the respective parties.

See the whole set at SpaceflightNow.


NASA made their own comparison a few years back...

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