Category: scientific illustration

“Tranquility Base” on the Moon, pi…

“Tranquility Base” on the Moon, pictured in Revell box art for an Apollo 11 model, 1969.

Apollo 11 lands on the Moon, painted by Pierre…

Apollo 11 lands on the Moon, painted by Pierre Mion for National Geographic, 1969.

Apollo 11 crew garments, as seen in “Apo…

Apollo 11 crew garments, as seen in “Apollo Initial Lunar Landing Mission,” a fold-out guide distributed by General Electric.

Apollo 11 intravehicular spacesuits. From &ldq…

Apollo 11 intravehicular spacesuits. From “Apollo Initial Lunar Landing Mission,” General Electric, 1969.

Engineers monitor the Apollo mission simulator…

Engineers monitor the Apollo mission simulator at Cape Canaveral. Illustrated by Chrystal Jackson for the NASA Art Program.

Looking inside an Apollo moonsuit, illustrated…

Looking inside an Apollo moonsuit, illustrated by Paul Calle, 1969.

Apollo 11 pioneer Buzz Aldrin deploying the so…

Apollo 11 pioneer Buzz Aldrin deploying the solar wind composition experiment on the Moon, July 1969. Painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean, 1992.

“T Minus 3 Hours 30 Minutes and Counting…

“T Minus 3 Hours 30 Minutes and Counting.” Apollo 11 on the launch pad, 1969, painted by James Wyeth for the NASA Art Program.

What’s your sign?

What’s your sign?

(Linda Hall Library)

Astronauts explore binary asteroids, illustrat…

Astronauts explore binary asteroids, illustrated by Pamela Lee.