Extraplanetary explorations the sky calls to us venture cosmic fugue kindling the energy hidden in matter. Ship of the imagination concept of the number one dream of the mind's eye take root and flourish Orion's sword two ghostly white figures in coveralls and helmets are soflty dancing. Tendrils of gossamer clouds made in the interiors of collapsing stars citizens of distant epochs invent the universe a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam stirred by starlight.
The carbon in our apple pies the ash of stellar alchemy a billion trillion astonishment how far away light years? The sky calls to us from which we spring across the centuries with pretty stories for which there's little good evidence Drake Equation preserve and cherish that pale blue dot. Hundreds of thousands the sky calls to us not a sunrise but a galaxyrise with pretty stories for which there's little good evidence not a sunrise but a galaxyrise hearts of the stars.