In Flight

The desire to float on the breeze is a strong one. The illusion of escaping gravity, however briefly, has driven mankind in myriad attempts at flight. The animals that achieve this are the subject of envy, study, and imitation. Flying, falling, or floating, the following images show us joyfully escaping the bounds of gravity, even if just for a moment. [Editors’ note: There will be no Big Picture entries for the week of August 27, 2012. We will return with regular posts on Monday, September 3, 2012.]– Lane Turner. Boston Globe, Big Pictures:
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