Inspired by the night sky

The images released by NASA of Pluto this week leave me awestruck. It reminds me all over again of the melancholy I feel staring into the deepness of the night sky. I wonder of a time when human kind didn’t spend our nights mesmerized by a TV screen, but instead watched the sky turns through its endless cycles.

Pillars by Douglas W Milliken says it better than me. This week as reprinted by Flash Fiction –

“Late when his wife lies safely asleep, he sits in the pale glow of his computer’s screen, clicking through the space program’s archive of deep-space photography…read more

 

 

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