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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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Thermal Vacuum Test Chamber. To simulate extreme temperature and condition in space to ensure the satellite is able to operate within the range of temperature and vacuum condition in space. The temperature inside the chamber ranges from -180° Celsius to 150° Celcius while the ultimate pressure is 10⁻⁷ mbar.  Space Project 2088 is a visual documentary project evolved from a childhood dream to travel space into the frustration of the inability of two dimensional space images to evoke a tangible experience. Taken across various space-joint facilities and institutions across Malaysia, the project probe into the possible depiction of the space facilities and astronomical mechanisms as an extensive re-interpretation of “space” on Earth. Space Project 2088 is a visual documentary project evolved from a childhood dream to travel space into the frustration of the inability of two dimensional space images to evoke a tangible experience. Taken across various space-joint facilities and institutions across Malaysia, the project probe into the possible depiction of the space facilities and astronomical mechanisms as an extensive re-interpretation of “space” on Earth.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Banting, Malaysia
Copyright: © Jack Yong