Still not done gift shopping for the holidays? No pressure. If the 105 (and counting) gift ideas we've suggested don't cut it, then why not give a gift from the heart? In this case, print up your favorite Instagram photos into a few adorable little photo books, stickers or posters. You can't beat the gift of memories.
Photographers Neil DaCosta and Sara Phillips showed us the dark side of life without a space shuttle in Astronaut Suicides. Astronauts by Hunter Freeman takes a more whimsical approach, showing us a place in which astronauts are just going through the motions — and live inside their suits.
Photographer Vincent Fournier has spent the last ten years capturing the lonely mechanical emptiness of space programs all over the world. He's been to Russia, China, Africa, the U.S., and just about everywhere else, and his pictures are a striking (and oftentimes strange) take on technology. We've picked out 14 of our favorite images in the gallery below, but there are lots more on Vincent's website. Also below is a short documentary which follows Vincent to Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where he talks about how and why he does what he does.
Whoa…check out this awesome long exposure shot of an airplane taking off. Do you think this verrrry steep angle is perspective or the real thing?...