Category: scientific illustration

Primordial Earth, illustrated by Zdenek Burian…

Primordial Earth, illustrated by Zdenek Burian.

Gazing at Mars from the surface of Deimos, pai…

Gazing at Mars from the surface of Deimos, painted by Lucien Rudaux, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and Nikolai Kolchitsky.

“Space: Biologists Future” by Mari…

“Space: Biologists Future” by Maria Sotnikova, Russia, age 14.

(NASA)

Paleoart by John Gurche, Mathurin Méheut, Esth…

Paleoart by John Gurche, Mathurin Méheut, Esther van Hulsen, and Wayne Barlowe.

Aerospace concept art from the collection of S…

Aerospace concept art from the collection of San Diego Air & Space Museum.

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, published …

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, published 1972.

Dinosaur illustrations by Charles R. Knight, J…

Dinosaur illustrations by Charles R. Knight, Josh Kirby, Zdenek Burian, and Wayne Barlowe.

Planet Kepler-186f

Planet Kepler-186f

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in…

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in the 1976 postcard set “Man in Space.” Here we see Americans and Soviets linked up in orbit during the Apollo-Soyuz mission.

1987 NASA concept art pictures an outpost on M…

1987 NASA concept art pictures an outpost on Mars. The Martian soil shields the astro-pioneers from solar radiation, and they can go without spacesuits in a pressurized habitat. Let’s not forget the greenhouse for, you know, growing food and stuff.