First art on the Moon: the “Fallen Astronaut” figurine. The sculpture, by Belgian artist Paul van Hoeydonck, was placed on the moon by the crew of the Apollo 15 in 1971 to commemorate astronauts and cosmonauts who had died prior to their mission.
We never learned to travel faster than light. But it didn’t matter: We became symbiotic with the universe and not even the event horizon would stand in our way anymore.
A4, trad. media. And a bit of an experimental thing. Finished and scanned now, though I might pick it up in the future again.
tbh we’ve hyped up aliens so much that I think the funniest end result would be discovering that aliens are basically identical to humans, that the earth is the only kind of ecosystem that can sustain life in space, and that the aliens are just as horribly disappointed by this as we are
Anyone else pissed off they were born in this time period and won’t live to see science expand to interplanetary space travel, so you won’t live to see the advance of the human race and the possibility of exploring the universe and finding life on other planets because I for one am infuriated
Touch the sky
Say hello to the Voskhod Spacecraft "Globus" IMP navigation instrument. This beautiful mechanical computer that would be right at home on the control panel of your favorite pulp sci fi hero’s rocketship has aided many a cosmonaut in finding his or her location in space.
Much more information here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voskhod_Spacecraft_%22Globus%22_IMP_navigation_instrument
“It was important for spacefarers to eat food they’d grown themselves, in microgravity. Plants raised in space produced nutrients that would silence the panic of being so deep in the deadly void. The creatures waiting between stars couldn’t see you, as long as you remained calm.” -QuietPineTrees