Nice write-up from Atlas Obscura contextualizing Gianluca Masi’s beautiful image of the ISS.
In December, astronomer and astrophysicist Gianluca Masi captured an image of the International Space Station (ISS) passing directly over Rome’s Colosseum, noting in a statement that he saw it as a “bridge between past and future.” And that it is. The ISS, more than 250 miles above Earth’s surface, appears as a bright chord across the circular opening of an amphitheater built nearly 2,000 years ago.
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