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Photo: Jessica Meir training a bar-headed goose
Jessica Meir training a bar-headed goose
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Jessica Meir

Ground Control To Astronaut Jessica Meir

Handpicked from a pool of more than 6,000 applicants, Jessica Meir has been named a 2013 NASA astronaut candidate. Also in this show: a sound montage of Apollo 17 astronauts as they took off and walked on the moon in 1972; and photographer Jade Beall confronted her anxiety about the changes in her body after pregnancy by putting portraits of herself online.

Music

“My Girls” by Animal Collective; “Show Me Everything” by Tindersticks; and “Where are the Arms” by Gabriel Kahane

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