The space shuttle Atlantis completed its
final flight last month, bringing pride and bittersweet nostalgia to
many Americans. But what about our beloved, symbolic astronaut? What
will he do now that he’s out of the hero business?
Piggy-backing on the mixed emotions of the country about the end of NASA’s space shuttle program, photographer Neil DaCosta and art director Sara Phillips produced a darkly comic project by staging fictitious last moments of a distraught anonymous, unemployed astronaut...Read more, photos...