This photo made its first appearance online at 4:18 pm on October 18th, 2015 when American astronaut Scott Kelly
tweeted it, along with the following: “My cosmonaut colleague Oleg Kononenko took this incredible picture of #NYC last night. Enjoy. #YearInSpace”. What a sign of the times, that an image can be made in space, sent out to the world on Twitter, *and* appropriately hashtagged. Unsurprisingly, the photograph was quite popular online and was often included in round-ups of best imagery from the International Space Station.
This image was produced using the barn-door method, which was designed by NASA astronaut and 20x200 artist Donald Pettit
. It provides a stunning view of the city that never sleeps. Within the strikingly gridded neighborhoods, one can even distinguish the white hot lights of Times Square and the swaths of darkness that indicate the city’s parks.
+ Limited-edition, exclusive to 20x200
+ Museum quality: archival inks, 100% cotton rag paper unless noted
+ Handcrafted custom-framing is available
Our quoted dimensions are for the size of paper containing the images, not the printed image itself. We do not alter the aspect ratio, nor do we crop or resize the artists’ originals. All of our prints have a minimum border of .5 inches to allow for framing.
Innova Fibaprint Warm Cotton Gloss
10"x8" | edition of 20
14"x11" | edition of 250
20"x16" | edition of 50
30"x24" | edition of 10