Category: scientific illustration

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt suits up for …

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt suits up for a spacecraft test, December 1, 1972. Sketched for NASA by Paul Fjeld.

When humans live on the Moon, as seen in The B…

When humans live on the Moon, as seen in The Boys’ Book of Science and Invention, 1957.

Early 1960s Boeing concept art imagines a Phil…

Early 1960s Boeing concept art imagines a Philip Bono-designed Mars glider returning to Earth after a 30-month voyage to the Red Planet.

BUNGARUM PAMAH” — Indian snake, illustrated in…

BUNGARUM PAMAH” — Indian snake, illustrated in Account of Indian Serpents Collected on the Coast of Coromandel by Patrick Russell, 1796.

(Linda Hall Library)

From Le Sphere du Monde, 1549, by Oronce Fine.

From Le Sphere du Monde, 1549, by Oronce Fine.

Aerospace art of the 1960s.

Aerospace art of the 1960s.

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle,…

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle, Mario Cooper, Erich Fuchs, and Paul Fjeld.

1971 concept art from North American Rockwell …

1971 concept art from North American Rockwell pictures astronauts on a spacewalk outside the Apollo 15 command module.

“Spacelab 1” by Charles Schmidt, c…

“Spacelab 1” by Charles Schmidt, commissioned for the NASA Art Program.

“Spirit of the Challenge” by Carol…

“Spirit of the Challenge” by Carol Kucera, 1983, commissioned for the NASA Art Program.