Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Mars greenhouse by NASA

Picture of the Day 14/8/16 - Mars greenhouse by NASA.
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Mars greenhouse by NASA

Monday, August 1, 2016

HD images from Journey to Space documentary

Journey to Space is a 2015 3D documentary which "unveils a new era of unprecedented deep space exploration" presented by Boeing and Toyota. In the ending it features a good animation of NASA's Journey to Mars mission. Here are some HD quality screens of it.
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Journey to Space image - spaceship Mars orbitJourney to Space image - Mars LDSD heat shield

Journey to Space image - spaceship Mars orbitJourney to Space image - Mars heat shield

Journey to Space image - Mars landingJourney to Space image - Mars landing

Journey to Space image - Mars landingJourney to Space image - Mars base

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Richard Heidmann

Picture of the Day 31/7/16 - Concept art for SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter by Richard Heidmann from the French chapter of The Mars Society (Association Plan├Ęte Mars). You can also read his speculations of the possible MCP mission architecture details here.

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Richard Heidmann

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter cockpit concept by Richard Heidmann

As the day the SpaceX CEO Elon Musk intends to unveil (at the International Astronautical Congress 26-30 September 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico) details of its 'Mars Colonial Transporter' (MCT) mission architecture is nearing, we will mostly dedicate our 'Picture of the Day' awards to the fan concept art of the MCT.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Astronauts exploring Mars by Balazs Agoston

Picture of the Day 10/7/16 - Astronauts exploring Mars by Balazs Agoston from Hungary. More of his concept art here.
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Astronauts exploring Mars by Balazs Agoston

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Martian colonies by 2116 according to Boeing

Celebrating its 100th anniversary Boeing released a 30" TV commercial briefly depicting the world in 2116. According to Boeing there will be human colonies and a space elevator on Mars by then :)

Aproaching Mars colony from space elevator by Boeing

Mars space elevator by Boeing

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Mars colony by Erik van Helvoirt

Picture of the Day 18/6/16 - A well-established Martian colony by Erik van Helvoirt from Netherlands. More of his concept art here.
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Mars colony by Erik van Helvoirt

Monday, May 30, 2016

Soviet lander on Phobos by Maciej Rebisz

Picture of the Day 30/5/16 - Soviet lander on Phobos by Polish sci-fi artist Maciej Rebisz. More of his art here and here.
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Soviet lander on Phobos by Maciej Rebisz