Monthly Archives: November 2011

Carrol County Times

While studying an image of the Milky Way’s largest planet [sic], researcher Michael Benson spotted what looked like a mistake. The photograph, one of more than 50,000 taken during the unmanned Voyager 1 and 2 probe missions three decades ago, … Continued

NPR Beyond at NASM review

Michael Benson — writer, filmmaker and photographer — was fascinated when, in the late 1990s, NASA started posting images from space online. “I realized those images belonged to photography as much as to science,” Benson said on the phone. It … Continued

VOA Beyond review

Images taken by manned spacecraft, robotic space probes Washington, DC — For decades, the U.S. space agency, NASA, has been exploring space not only with manned spacecraft, like the shuttle Atlantis, but with robotic space probes like Mars Odyssey and … Continued

Smithsonian NASM Beyond review

For centuries, most of our visual understanding of our own solar system has come by way of offerings from the scientific fields. Rarely have the sun and its planets been appreciated as art. In the mid 1990s, artist Michael Benson … Continued