Whitewashing the Moon
Caroline Achaintre (FR), Jorge De la Garza (MX), Eleanor Duffin (IE), Barbara Knezevic (AU/IE), Raphaël Zarka (FR), and Edward Everett Hale (US)
“They have gone up!” said Haliburton; “She has gone up!” said I; – both in one breath. And with a common instinct, we looked up into the blue. But of course she was not there.
Written in 1869, Edward Everett Hale’s short story The Brick Moon, tells the tale of the men and women who conceived of the first recorded imagining of a satellite in orbit, and the events that unfolded as they went about creating their ‘Brick Moon.
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