Category: venus

Frank Frazetta cover art for Lost on Venus by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1969.

“Within the Venusian atmosphere.” Virgil Finlay illustration for The Complete Book of Space Travel, 1956.

“Within the Venusian atmosphere.” Virgil Finlay illustration for The Complete Book of Space Travel, 1956.

Planet Venus, imaged by NASA’s Galileo probe during a flyby in 1990.

Peter Jones cover art for Escape to Venus by Clark Darlton, 1976.

TODAY IN HISTORY: The surface of Venus, imaged by the USSR’s Venera 14 probe on March 5, 1982.

Venus and Mars observed in an orbital sunrise, August 3, 1995, during mission STS-70 of the Space Shuttle Discovery. (NASA)

The Moon, Venus, and Jupiter, as seen by astronaut Scott Kelly on the International Space Station, July 19, 2015.

(Scott Kelly)

The apocalyptic surface of Venus, painted by Ludek Pesek (1919-1999)

Future cosmonauts explore planet Venus, illustrated by Soviet space artist Andrei Sokolov on a 1965 postcard.