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With Interstellar blowing minds in theaters, interest in space exploration is heightened with the public. Not that we ever stopped thinking about it, we just put it on the back burner and forgot about it for far too long. This from Erik Wernquist is hoping we start to remember it.

Utilizing Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot for narration, Wernquist creates a stunning trip through the galaxy to paint a picture of a future where we out. It’s a hell of a ride with no shortage of beauty. From the video:

Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the System, built from real photos and map where available.

Without any apparent , other than what you may fill in by , the idea with the film is primarily to show a glimpse of the fantastic and beautiful nature that surrounds us on our neighboring – and above all, how it might appear to us if we were there.

Sagan’s word really help to push it past just a beautiful visual piece. It’s a introduction, along with the Cosmos, into how he could describe these events in a way that established some wonder. From Sploid:

Your own life, or your band’s, or even your species’ might be owed to a restless few—drawn, by a craving they can hardly articulate or understand, to undiscovered and new worlds.