Art in Space: 'The Last Pictures' by Trevor Paglen (Photos)

The Last Pictures Disc

Creative Time

The Last Pictures disc that was attached to the outside of EchoStar XVI satellite.

EchoStar XVI Spacecraft Liftoff


Proton Breeze M rocket boosts EchoStar XVI spacecraft.

EchoStar XVI Preparations

Space Systems/Loral

EchoStar XVI spacecraft being prepped for space sendoff.

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