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Man & The Moon: A Dreamy Collection Of Photos

Tuesday 12.11.2012 , Posted by

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There is not much more beautiful than being in nature late at night and seeing your surroundings illuminated by the moon, but what if you could take that natural night light with you to light up darkness wherever you go? This idea was the inspiration for an installation of photographs by Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov. The Russian artists titled the series “Private Moon” and hoped to tell an everlasting love story of a man who becomes so infatuated with the majestic, crescent moon that he takes her with him as he travels from the mountains to the country to the city and everywhere in between. See more photos from the collection on English Russia. [Read more...]

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Disney in Space: Vintage Films Remixed

Wednesday 12.22.2010 , Posted by

Six years before the world’s first manned space flight, Walt Disney released a television series that predicted their vision for the future. The 1955 program, “Man and the Moon,” stunned viewers with it’s innovative and beautiful vision of lunar space flight; even today, the rich graphical work of this series is absolutely astounding. We are pleased to bring you a remixed, modern-day version of this film, as well as two others from the same series, set to electronic beats.

Recently Disney has increased their online presence with an exclusive YouTube channel and Twitter account. Through these forms of media, Disney is reaching out to fans in a way that even the creators of  “Man on the Moon” would have never thought possible.

For more on current space exploration check out our post about the Google Lunar X Prize.
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