Category: space art

The art of the cutaway, 1965-1975: illustrations by Davis Meltzer, Rick Guidice, Werner Büdeler, and Phil Santos.

Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, moon of Saturn, on this day in 1655. Space art by Kenneth Fagg, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and David A. Hardy.

The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space by Gerard K. O’Neill, 1976. Cover art by Rick Guidice.

The Galileo space probe passes by Amalthea, moon of Jupiter. NASA art by Michael Carroll, 1992.

Visions of Pluto from Andrei Sokolov, Chesley Bonestell, and David A. Hardy. The (former) planet was discovered on this day in 1930.

A Soviet spaceport on the Moon, painted by Andrei Sokolov (1931-2007). Locals mostly live underground, but many work on the surface under domes fortified with anti-meteor armor.

Space art by Robert McCall, 1991.

“Red Giant” by Nikolai Nedbaylo, printed on a Soviet postcard, 1975.

“Sun Circles over Belarus” by Andrei Sokolov (1931-2007)

Orbital art by Alexei Leonov, Bruce Pennington, Chris Foss, and Pamela Lee.