Art

ARTIST RETURNS ARMSTRONG TO THE MOON

Artist Richard Clar’s canvas is literally out of this world. And on July 21, the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s Giant Step, Clar will return his words to the moon. From the Observatory of Côte d’Azur, the famous phrase of the astronaut will be transmitted by an encoded laser beam and bounced off a retro-reflector […]

‘ARTISTS INSPIRE ASTRONAUTS’ CONTEST

NASA is holding an art contest to fill the hallowed halls of the Astronaut Crew Quarters at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This iconic hallway is where past Apollo and space shuttle astronauts took some of their last steps on Earth before heading to the Moon and the International Space Station. Today, the […]

NASA INVITES ARTISTS TO VISIT WEBB TELESCOPE

Are you an artist? If so, you have a unique opportunity to view the amazing and aesthetic scientific marvel that is the James Webb Space Telescope. Webb has a mirror that is nearly 22 feet high and (to optimize it for infrared observations) is covered in a microscopic layer of actual gold. Because of Webb’s […]

PEDIATRIC CANCER PATIENTS AIM FOR THE MOON WITH SPACE INSPIRED ART PROJECT

Several of Space City’s best-known institutions — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and ILC Dover — have announced a partnership that brings the benefits of arts and science to pediatric cancer patients while increasing awareness of childhood cancer. More than 530 patients, families, and staff […]

NASA INVITES PUBLIC TO SEND ARTWORK TO AN ASTEROID

NASA is calling all space enthusiasts to send their artistic endeavors on a journey aboard NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft. This will be the first U.S. mission to collect a sample of an asteroid and return it to Earth for study. OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to launch in September and travel […]

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