Luna With Logograms

China’s Chang’e-1 lunar orbiter sent this image back to Earth, released by China’s space agency Tuesday.

I’m sure that the logograms next to this lunar landscape would give some people pause. I can imagine the sensation this kind of image would have caused a hundred or even thirty years ago.

Yet there’s a visual beauty in the combination of the stark lunar surface with the printed Chinese language, don’t you think?


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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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One Response to Luna With Logograms

  1. Dustin says:

    Wish this were big enough for me to frame.

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