NASA’s Gorgeous New Space Tourism Posters Are Retro-Futuristic and Fantastic Fancy a trip to ‘Cold Faithful’?

Between Interstellar and The Martian, NASA’s enjoying a banner pop culture revival. To tap into that growing awareness of what lies before us, the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Lab commissioned Seattle-based Invisible Creature to produce a series of lush retro space-tourism posters.

By: Angela Natividad

The work is a preview of what to expect from the JPL’s 2016 Visions of the Future calendar. “The Grand Voyage,” above, was inspired by ’60s sci-fi paperback covers and represents how¬†Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune align once every 175 years. Its last alignment, which happened in 1977, enabled the JPL to take advantage of their proximity to send two probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, on a path to visit all four on the same trip.

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