Sunday, July 15, 2018

Capital city of Mars by Nick Hvostik

Picture of the Day 15/7/2018 - "Opportunity: The Capital of the Corporate Republic of Mars" - cover art for Half Life 2 unfinished game mod "Badge of Blood" by concept artist Nick Hvostik from "Massive Black".

Capital city of Mars by Nick Hvostik (Massive Black)

Monday, July 9, 2018

3D-printed home on Mars by SEArch+/Apis Cor

Picture of the Day 9/7/2018 - a 3D-printed home on Mars by SEArch+/Apis Cor team - one of the 10 finalists in phase 3 (virtual model stage) of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.

Home on Mars by SEArch+ Apis Cor (NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge)

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Big Falcon Rocket images by Gravitation Innovation

There has been released a bunch of stunning unofficial SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) render images created by David Romax (Gravitation Innovation). Open image link in new tab to view images in higher resolution:

SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch by Gravitation Innovation

SpaceX BFR spaceship leaving Mars by Gravitation Innovation

SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) before launch by Gravitation InnovationSpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch by Gravitation Innovation

Friday, June 29, 2018

Boy on Mars messaging his dad (image from The Expanse season 3)

Picture of the Day 29/6/2018 - Alex receiving a video message from his son on Mars - image from episode 6, season 3 of The Expanse sci-fi TV series. Images of Mars from season 2 of the series here.

Boy on Mars messaging his dad - image from The Expanse TV series

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Vintage poster "Expedition Mars" by Kip Ayers

Vintage style poster "Expedition Mars" featuring a family exploring Martian landscapes by freelance illustrator Kip Ayers.
More of his illustrations here.

Vintage poster Expedition Mars by Kip Ayers

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Elon future on Mars by Victor Hegger

Possible future on Mars inspired by Elon Musk - a drawing by Dutch comic artist Victor Hegger. More of his art here.
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Possible future on Mars inspired by Elon Musk

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell, National Geographic

Gradual terraformation of Mars by concept artist Stefan Morrell from New Zealand. His picture was used to illustrate Robert Kunzig's article about terraforming Mars in National Geographic Magazine, February 2010 issue, and many more articles about colonization and terraformation of Mars since then.
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Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell

Close-up of the central section:
Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell

"Making Mars the new Earth" by Robert Kunzig, National Geographic Magazine, February 2010:

Terraforming Mars - stages 1-2 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.30)Terraforming Mars - stages 3-4 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.31)Terraforming Mars - stages 5-6 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.32)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Landing burn of SpaceX BFR spaceship

Picture of the Day 20/6/2018 - Landing burn of SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceship (BFS); fan vision by Reddit user CharlieBigfoot.
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Landing burn of SpaceX BFR spaceship

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Marines on Mars - images from Space: Above and Beyond (1995) TV series

Space: Above and Beyond (1995-1996) is a one season sci-fi TV show set in the years 2063-2064 and depicting humanity's fight against an alien race attacking the first extra-solar human colony. The show focuses on a squadron of US Marine Corps space cavalry. A small part in the first episode takes place on Mars and here are some images from that part:

Marines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV seriesMarines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV series

Spaceship arriving to Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV seriesMarines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV series

Marines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV seriesMarines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV series

Marines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV seriesMarines on Mars - image from Space: Above and Beyond TV series

Monday, June 11, 2018

SpaceX BFR spaceship docking to Bigelow orbital station

Picture of the Day 11/6/2018 - SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceship (BFS) docking to Bigelow orbital space station consisting of three B330 inflatable modules; fan vision by Reddit user brickmack (Mack Crawford). More of his space concept art here.
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SpaceX BFR spaceship docking to Bigelow orbital station

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

SpaceX BFR spaceship on Mars at evening

Picture of the Day 6/6/2018 - SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceship (BFS) on Mars at evening; fan vision by Instagram user astro_kerman from Kerbal Space Program rocket simulation game with Tundra Exploration Mod.

SpaceX BFR spaceship on Mars at dawn

Monday, June 4, 2018

Cutaway diagram of SpaceX Big Falcon Ship

Unofficial cutaway diagram of the 2nd stage of SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) - Big Falcon Ship/Spaceship (BFS) - by Nick Oberg. Size comparison with Space Shuttle, Boeing 737, Apollo CSM/LM and Tesla Roadster in the lower left corner.
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Cutaway diagram of SpaceX Big Falcon Ship
Original resolution (8.7MB) diagram here.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Occupy Mars - simulation game about Mars colonization

Occupy Mars is an upcoming (as of today: TBD 2018) highly technical open world simulation game about Mars colonization from Polish indie game developer Pyramid Games. In the game you will be able to "build and upgrade your base, discover new amazing regions, conduct mining operations, retrieve water and generate oxygen, grow crops, fix broken parts, learn how to survive on Mars!"

Here are some promo images, posters and a trailer from the developer. Note the SpaceX style spacesuit and ITS 2016 spaceship(s) near the base.

Astronaut on ATV near a Mars base with SpaceX ITS spaceship - Occupy Mars game image


Thursday, May 31, 2018

Astronaut exploring Mars in a sandstorm by Thomas Peters

Picture of the Day 31/5/2018 - Astronaut exploring Mars in a sandstorm by graphic designer and illustrator Thomas Peters (Drell-7). More of his space art here.
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Astronaut exploring Mars in a sandstorm by Thomas Peters

Monday, May 28, 2018

Domed city at night by Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe

Picture of the Day 28/5/2018 - Domed city at night by German digital artist Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe; part of cover image for Joseph Vasicek's eBook "Desert Stars".

Mars city under a dome at night by Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Concept art for The Martian by Steve Burg

Steve Burg did part of the concept art for sci-fi blockbuster The Martian (2015); his main focus was the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV). Here are some of his images (open link in new tab to view image in full HD resolution):

Mars base and MAV liftoff - concept art for The Martian by Steve Burg

Legs of Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) - concept art for The Martian by Steve Burg

MAV 2nd stage separation - concept art for The Martian by Steve Burg

Friday, May 25, 2018

First 100 followers for @human.Mars on Instagram

A month ago we finally opened our profile on Instagram too. Now it has reached first 100 followers. If it's more convenient for you to follow our content on Instagram, feel free to follow instagram.com/human.mars

@human.Mars on Instagram

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Conference hall at Mars colony by Tarik Keskin

Picture of the Day 23/5/2018 - conference hall at Mars colony by Turkish digital artist Tarik Keskin. More of his art here.
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Conference hall at Mars colony by Tarik Keskin

Monday, May 21, 2018

Female astronaut in front of Mars base by Bryan Versteeg

Picture of the Day 21/5/2018 - Female astronaut in front of Mars base by Canadian concept artist Bryan Versteeg - a cover work for the Humans To Mars Report 2018 (by Explore Mars). More of his space art here.
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Female astronaut in front of Mars base by Bryan Versteeg

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Retro style Mars base by David A. Hardy

Picture of the Day 19/5/2018 - Retro style Mars base by classical space artist David A. Hardy. More of his Mars art here.

Retro style Mars base, greenhouse and rover by David A. Hardy

Monday, May 14, 2018

Mars - adventure awaits

Poster depicting adventurous life at human colony on Mars by digital artist Sam Taylor.
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Mars - adventure awaits (poster by Sam Taylor)

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Skylon spaceplane and BFR spaceship docked to ISS

Picture of the Day 12/5/2018 - fan vision of Skylon spaceplane and SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceship docked to International Space Station (ISS) - an image from the video animation of Skylon spaceplane launch created by Reddit user Hazegrayart.
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Skylon spaceplane and SpaceX BFR spaceship docked to ISS

Friday, May 11, 2018

Images from Escape from Mars (1999) TV movie

Escape from Mars (1999) is a TV movie about first human mission to Mars in 2016. Five astronauts are flying with spaceship very similar to the Space Shuttle and the mission is financed by a private corporation setting profit-oriented goals. During the voyage and on Mars they encounter near-catastrophic events but in the end find bacterial life on Mars. Escape from Mars is a low-budget TV movie, having poor special effects and weak camera job, but the acting and script is decent. Here are some images from the movie:

First selfie on Mars - Escape from Mars movie imageApproaching Mars - Escape from Mars movie image

First step: together - Escape from Mars movie imageFirst step on Mars - Escape from Mars movie image

Spaceship very similar to the Space Shuttle - Escape from Mars movie imageFuneral for one of the five astronauts - Escape from Mars movie image

Monday, May 7, 2018

Human base in a Martian crater by Colin Geller

Picture of the Day 7/5/2018 - Human base in a Martian crater - concept art by Colin Geller for "Lazarus labs" exterior in DOOM (2016) computer game.
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Human base in Martian crater - concept art for DOOM by Colin Geller

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Starman orbiting Mars in his Tesla Roadster

Picture of the Day 3/5/2018 - fan vision of SpaceX's Starman orbiting Mars in his Tesla Roadster; created by Reddit user ComradeIliya.
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SpaceX's Starman orbiting Mars in his Tesla Roadster

Monday, April 30, 2018

Building orbital space station with Big Falcon Rocket (BFR)

Picture of the Day 30/4/2018 - Building orbital space station with the help of SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceships (BFS); fan vision by Reddit user brickmack (Mack Crawford). More of his space concept art here.
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Building orbital space station with the help of SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket