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Photograph by Nan Goldin

SPACE is a group exhibition of ten leading contemporary photographers that reconsiders the impact of landscape photography at a time when we are increasingly divorced from the natural world. Photographers presented in SPACE are Lee Friedlander, John Divola, Nan Goldin, Jack Pierson, Juergen Teller, Catherine Opie, Todd Hido, Peter Sutherland, Mike Brodie and Jim Mangan

SPACE is located at 625 Main Street in Park City, Utah. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, January 16 from 6-8PM; an exhibition party will be held on the night of Saturday, January 18.

SPACE, a photo exhibition at Sundance Film Festival, is on view Jan. 16 - Feb. 15, 2014

A view of Earth’s city lights as a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite. The data was acquired over nine days in April 2012 and 13 days in October 2012. It took 312 orbits to get a clear shot of every view of Earth’s land surface and islands. (Photo: Barcroft Media/Landov)

From violent protests in Egypt and smugglers tunnels in Gaza to The Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy and the “Black Marble” — Earth photographed at night from space, TIME presents the best images of the week. See more on LightBox.

Enceladus vents water into space from its south polar region. The moon is lit by the Sun on the left, and backlit by the vast reflecting surface of its parent planet to the right. Icy crystals from these plumes are likely the source of Saturn’s nebulous E ring, within which Enceladus orbits. (photo:NASA / JPL-Caltech/Michael Benson/Kinetikon Pictures)

Multimedia artist Michael Benson begins with filtered, black-and-white imagery sent back by space probes at the edge of existence. He ends with colorful, high-definition visions of a universe in motion.

See more images and watch the video here.

Glimpses of America, American National Exhibition, Moscow World’s Fair

One of 100 photographs that will be launched into space later this year as part of artist Trevor Paglen’s project, The Last Pictures.

Read the story and see more photos here.

A new panorama just released by NASA’s Curiosity rover team shows us a fresh look at the Gale Crater on Mars.

Explore the interactive feature on LightBox.

Dan Winters grew up during the golden age of space reporting and is one few who have mastered the craft of photographing space launches. The magnificent images in his new book, Last Launch, prove that he is a virtuoso at his work.

See more photos here.

Katsuro Okazawa / AFLO / ZUMA PRESS

Millions looked skyward Sunday to gaze upon the spectacular light show known as the annular solar eclipse, where the moon passes in front of the sun, leaving only a bright ring of light. Missed it? You can catch the next showing — in 2023. (or look through this gallery)

Exclusive for TIME from NASA:

The view of New York from the International Space Station evolved today, as the new World Trade tower became the tallest building in the city. See more here.

Bill Ingalls—NASA/EPA

April 19, 2012. Space Shuttles Enterprise, left, and Discovery meet nose-to-nose during the a transfer ceremony at the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Space Shuttle Discovery, the first orbiter retired from NASA’s shuttle fleet, completed 39 missions, spent 365 days in space, orbited the Earth 5,830 times, and traveled 148,221,675 miles.

TIME’s photo department presents the pictures of the week, April 13 – April 20. See more here.

Joshua Lott—Reuters

March 21, 2012. Workers prepare to launch a 45-foot paper airplane from the Pima Air and Space Museum over the desert in Eloy, Ariz.

On a day when many people are unsuspectingly fooled by fabrication, LightBox provides proof that truth can be as astounding as fiction. See more here.

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