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Trevor Paglen’s ‘The Last Pictures’ Launches Into Space Today

echostar launch news Trevor Paglens The Last Pictures Launches Into Space Today

(Courtesy Creative Time)

At 1:15 p.m. EST today, Trevor Paglen’s The Last Pictures, a disc containing 100 photographs representing “modern human history,” will be launched into outer space aboard the EchoStar XVI communications satellite. You can watch live here.

A catalogue of the development of The Last Pictures is available in a book published by University of California Press and Creative Time Books. Creative Time’s website also has a documentary about how the project came together.