Saturday, October 29, 2016

HD images from NatGeo's "Mars" TV series

Here are some HD images from National Geographic Channel's upcoming "Mars" TV series which will be broadcasted worldwide starting on November 14th. The fictional documentary series will depict the first human mission to Mars, the subsequent building of the first human base on Mars in a lava tube and the further steps for colonization of Mars till the end of 21st century.

Here are also a bunch of trailers and video clips from the upcoming series.              Click the images to view in full resolution:

National Geographic 'Mars' - Daedalus spaceshipNational Geographic 'Mars' - Daedalus spaceship crew

National Geographic 'Mars' - inside Daedalus spaceshipNational Geographic 'Mars' - leaving Daedalus spaceship

National Geographic 'Mars' - Astronauts exploring MarsNational Geographic 'Mars' - Astronaut and rover

National Geographic 'Mars' - landing zone mapNational Geographic 'Mars' - astronaut in Mars habitat

Monday, October 24, 2016

Martian "Rust Valley" by Pat Fix

Picture of the Day 24/10/2016 - sketch of a Martian "Rust Valley" by Polish concept artist Pat Fix. More of her sketches here.

Martian Rust Valley by Pat Fix

Friday, October 21, 2016

SpaceX ITS spaceship docking with International Space Station

Picture of the Day 21/10/2016 - another fun picture (the first one here) about SpaceX's Interplanetary Transport System :) ... ITS spaceship docking with the International Space Station (ISS); created(?) by Reddit user __Rocket__.

SpaceX ITS spaceship docking with International Space Station

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Mars shuttle concept by Nenad Gojkovic

Picture of the Day 18/10/2016 - Mars surface to/from Low Mars orbit shuttle by Serbian concept artist Nenad Gojkovic. More of his concept art here.

Mars shuttle concept by Nenad Gojkovic

Friday, October 14, 2016

Domed atrium at Mars base by Bryan Versteeg

One of the most talented modern space artists Bryan Versteeg has created a few concept images of a domed atrium at Mars base for Mars One project. More of his space art here.

Mars dome plaza by Bryan Versteeg

Mars dome plaza by Bryan Versteeg

Mars dome plaza by Bryan Versteeg

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Cleaning Mars greenhouse after the sandstorm by Raymond Cassel

Picture of the Day 8/10/2016 - Cleaning Mars greenhouse after the sandstorm by American illustrator and artist Raymond Cassel.
More of his art here.

Cleaning Mars greenhouse after the sandstorm by Raymond Cassel

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Mars base by Mondolithic Studios

Picture of the Day 6/10/2016 - a Martian base by Mondolithic Studios (Chris Wren & Kenn Brown) for National Geographic magazine. Note the old Curiosity rover stuck in the sand :)

Mars base by Mondolithic Studios for National Geographic

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Early SpaceX base on Mars by Sam Chivers

British illustrator Sam Chivers has created some illustrations of an early SpaceX base on Mars, before Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) becomes operational. These illustrations were made for an article in The Economist about Elon Musk's Martian plans.

SpaceX Mars base by Sam Chivers

SpaceX Red Dragon landing on Mars by Sam Chivers