Topic: Satellite

Mishka Henner
Photo Essay

Eighteen Pumpjacks: A Look at Oil on the American Landscape

Mishka Henner’s latest work explores the mark left by the oil industry on the American landscape through a series of photographs taken from imaging satellites orbiting Earth which resemble Abstract Expressionist canvases.

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Out There

The Last Pictures Travel to Space by Trevor Paglen

Later this year, a communication satellite, the EchoStar XVI, will be launched from Kazakhstan. What makes EchoStar XVI unique is not the unfathomable depths of time it will vault, but the fact that it will carry an art project.

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NASA
Out There

Exclusive from NASA: The New Tallest Building in New York City, From Above

The view of New York from the International Space Station evolved today, as the new World Trade tower became the tallest building in the city.

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Aftab Alam Siddiqui—AP Photo
Closeup

Pictures of the Week, October 28 – November 4

From the G20 Summit protests and Kabul’s suicide bombings to escalating violence in Gaza and religious pilgrimages, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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