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August 23rd, 2011

Astronaut Suicides Neil Dacosta 06 483x400 Astronaut SuicidesWith the space shuttle program at it’s closure, our beloved space shuttles retired forever, what will the astronaut do? If you found your self wondering this, I am happy to announce you are not alone. Inspired by this idea, photographer Neil DaCosta and art director Sara Phillips decided to create a project called Astronaut Suicides. “The concept came about after chatting about childhood aspirations,” says Phillips. “As a kid I remembered wanting to be an astronaut, it seems like that’s less likely to be on someone’s lips today. We wanted to acknowledge the end of an era in a visual way that would bring the conversation to the creative community”.