Illustration for article titled A haunting reminder of the decline of manned space exploration

With glorious Moon rockets turning into low Earth orbit space trucks turning into one last trail of ionized air, what is there to say about the US manned space program other than Astronaut Suicides, a photographic series by Sara Phillips, Neil Dacosta and Saskia Thomson. In images which alternate between terrible subtlety and shocking violence, they show how far we have come from the glory days of the Mercury Seven.


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