NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock has been honoured for his contribution to the Twitterverse with a Shorty Award for the "best Real-Time Photo of the Year". Flight engineer Wheelock arrived aboard the International Space Station in June last year, and shortly after posted this fine snap on his Twitter account: Doug Wheelock's photo …
That is just awesome...
Such a beautiful photo, and it conveys so much about what it must be like to be in space, it has much more impact than any of the usual stuff Nasa releases - no tech in sight, no sight of the Earth, just the moon and that beautiful shading...
Words fail me...
...shame about the pointless social media twat-splat platform :-)
A bare rock that's been hanging there for some 5billion years you say, award-winning real time social media content I say.
as a pro photographer
as a pro photographer i would love to have such an absorbing photograph in my portfolio.
mines the one with the camera in the pocket....
Sue him now.
Rip off of your 'Paris - Graphic Revelations' box ad image. That is your logo projected onto the moon isn't it?
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