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Project Apollo Archive

Project Apollo Archive

A couple of weeks ago NASA made the photos of the project Apollo available for the public on their Flickr account. I have been planning to post about that since I saw that but for some reasons I kept forgetting but today I didn't and here are some samples for the incredible set that you should go and spend hours checking them out. The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972. First conceived during Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration as a three-man spacecraft to follow the one-man Project Mercury which put the first Americans in space, Apollo was later dedicated to President John F. Kennedy's national goal of "landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the 1960s, which he proposed in a May 25, 1961, address to Congress. Project Mercury was followed by the two-man Project Gemini (1962–66). The first manned flight of Apollo was in 1968. - Wikepedia For the full set make sure to check out https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/

Space Inspiration

Space Inspiration

I've been pretty overwhelmed about space lately. Our culture really loves to visualize and imagine space exploration, life out there, and it's something that really gets stuck in your mind and it has to be expressed in someway at some point. This post is my way of saying: the space rocks, get inspired by it like I am. So I went searching for cool space inspired artworks to share with you, and I think I've managed to assemble a good set of cool pieces for you. From photography, to retro space art, here you'll find some sweet art! I hope you enjoy these, and hopefully it will get your creative juices flowing. For more information on each image, just click on it. Cheers! ;)

Stellar Astronaut Artworks

Stellar Astronaut Artworks

Space. The final frontier. Ok, I know that every time I publish a space related theme I get to say this, but it's the best quote, so it's cool. I bet every kid has dreamt of being an astronaut. The thought of traveling thru space and exploring new worlds is something that inspires artists to come up with awesome artworks. Here I've selected some awesome illustrations and 3D artworks with the astronaut theme. These are totally awesome, and why not say, stellar? For more of these, please visit each artist's portfolio simply by clicking the images. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;) Christian Bravery Alex Nice Alexander J Maciej Wojtala Vladislav Ociacia Tomas Duchek .One Pixel Brush . Juan Carlos Alegre Ahmad Reza Ronnie Jensen Greg Bobrowski Alex Orman Christopher Balaskas Velibor Stanojevic Maarten Verhoeven Danar Worya Samuel Poirier

City Lights from Space

City Lights from Space

Space is a place with a great view... there an astronaut may see clearly the stars, the moon and Earth will have its own show. Auroras, the sunlight glowing on our atmosphere... but look down when it's night time and you'll see beautiful city lights. There are many great cities that will amaze any spaceman. The most awesome thing about city lights is that sometimes it looks so much like brain cells... it's pretty outstanding, really. Many astronauts have photographed these lights and here are some of these pics. For more of it, please click each image or visit Cities at Night, where you'll find a map with the photographed cities. San Francisco, US San Diego, US London, UK Midwest US Italy Los Angeles, US Milan, Italy Tokyo, Japan Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Lima, Peru Bangkok, Thailand Calgary, Canada Beijing, China Chicago, US Ottawa, Canada Berlin, Germany Seoul, South Korea Shanghai, China Budapest, Hungary

Starfleet Jerks

Starfleet Jerks

A few weeks ago we posted a super cool poster created by Flavio Montiel. Today we share another great work from this talented art director, digital artist and illustrator from Brazil. The title of the artwork is 'Starfleet Jerks' and the reason it deserves this feature is, in my opinion, the beautiful light effects mixed with textures and that always pleasant retro look. For more information about Flavio check out his work at http://flaviomontiel.com/

Creative Space Illustrations

Creative Space Illustrations

Space: the final frontier. That is the theme behind Abduzeedo since day one and we will always be fascinated by the mysteries of the Cosmos, where no man has gone before. There are so many amazing images from the Hubble Telescope that we could dedicate a daily post to cover that but today I want to share something a little bit more funny. This post I feature some super smart illustrations exploring this subject in ways that are beyond reason.

Interstellar Posters

Interstellar Posters

Following our tutorial inspired by the movie Interstellar, today we share some incredible posters created by James Fletcher. I love how the posters capture the atmosphere of the movie, from the color palettes to the beautiful imagery. James is the Associate Creative Director at Dremstateconcepts, he has 10 years of experience working with agencies and entertainment industry, having served as an illustrator, designer, art director and creative director along the way. For more information about him check out the website http://www.dreamstateconcepts.com/

Outer Space Inspiration

Outer Space Inspiration

This week one of the most anticipated movies of the year for me will open in theaters. Interstellar by Chris Nolan. In the movie a group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. The images from the previews are, in a word, stunning. I look forward to watching it this Friday. For this post I selected a few inspiring outer space images to get acclimated with the subject, which by the way is the inspiration behind Abduzeedo's name.

Gravity: NASA's Real-Life Photos from Space

Gravity: NASA's Real-Life Photos from Space

Yesterday, I took some time off to watch Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity movie and it’s totally mind-blowing. If you haven’t watched it yet, it’s a must see. With the hype from the movie, I did some researchs on NASA and found this beautiful series of images released by NASA showing the Real-Life from Space. You can see astronauts working at the International Space Station and more. Links More info about NASA: http://www.nasa.gov Follow them on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc Via Flickr

Awe-inspiring Space Related Images

Awe-inspiring Space Related Images

Space, the next frontier. It's incredible to think that we are able to go outer space, even if we cannot travel great distances we were able to visit some planets. What's more awe-inspiring for me is to think about how they started, and seeing some photos of the space program is always a huge source of inspiration. I am blown away by the imagery captured and couldn't help but share.

Stellar Space HD Wallpapers

Stellar Space HD Wallpapers

Hey, space geeks! It's time to pimp your desktop with some fantastic, and why not to say, stellar space wallpapers! These are some high definition images for you to choose from! I've selected some of the best wallpapers I could find. To download them in the proper resolution you must click each image and visit the download page. Some are from InterfaceLift, some are by the fantastic illustrator Tyler Young. The last one is actual NASA capture, hosted here. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) 1920 x 1080 1280 x 800 Make your own crop! (1920 x 3092 - 1mb image)

Exceptional NASA Pictures

NASA is definitely the owner of some of the greatest pictures ever taken. Whether from our planet or from outer space, these images are just breathtaking and make you wish you could travel through the stars. Maybe sometime soon we're gonna be able to take a daily ride to the moon, but until that day comes, all we can do is check these exceptional pictures that NASA got in their flickrstream. For more of these great images, visit their page. I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;) Hurricane Danielle Crescent Moon, Earth's Atmosphere Isla de Providencia, Colombia, Nicaragua Crescent Moon International Space Station Over Earth Sunset Over Earth Crab Nebula: Energy for 100,000 Suns Al Wadj Bank, Saudi Arabia Sun Over Earth City Lights, France-Italy Border Space Shuttle Endeavour Over Earth Hispaniola Panorama Cumulonimbus Cloud Over Africa Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Trigger-Happy Star Formation Hurricane Ike Aurora Australis

Back to Space Case Study by Patrick Monkel

Patrick Monkel is the author of the wallpaper featured on this week's Wallpaper of the Week section. His design is a composition blending photos and a few color gradients, producing an outstanding effect. We asked if Patrick could share with us a case study showing how he did that, so, fortunately for us, he was very kind and did that :) In this post we will show you the secret behind Patrick Monkel's wallpaper of ther week. My name is Patrick Monkel. I'm a freelance graphic designer from The Netherlands with 7 years of experience. I studied Multimedia Engineering in Amsterdam and interested in all kinds of arts. Take a look around and feel free to contact me... For more information visit Monks's website at http://www.patrickmonkel.nl/ Walkthrough Wallpapers Desktop Version iPhone Version For all resolutions visit the Wallpaper of the Week #72 - Patrick Monkel.

Amazing Retro-Futuristic Space Collection

Ever since I was a kid I've had this fascination for space. I remember growing up watching Star Trek episodes with my dad on those lazy Sunday afternoons. And of course not to mention all those really old so-bad-that-they're-good space movies. Oh, and Star Wars but that's a given ;) Following my sometimes nerdy fixation for space, I went on the lookout for all things retro-futuristic and found some really nice stuff. In this collection I've included some awesome pieces by Mark Weaver (one of my favorite designers), Drew Struzan (the great), Robert McCall (really nice NASA space art gallery) and many others so be sure to check out their portfolios after! And if you're as much of a space nerd as I am, I want to hear from you! Yes, you there.... watching your Star Trek re-runs, playing with your Chewbacca action figure, let me know I'm not alone via twitter or facebook :)

20+ Incredible Sunrise Wallpapers

Abduzeedo means Abducted in Portuguese and our theme always has this space feel, with stars, sun flares and everything else necessary to a very cool space scene. It's been quite a while since the last time we posted some really cool wallpapers with this subject, because of that we selected 20 incredible sunrise images for you. Sunrise in Space Sunrise Ti'll Sunrise Comes by *Kaioshen Departures by AkenBosch Wonderland sunrise by =Funerium Origin by Burning-Liquid Aeon by Burning-Liquid Cosmic Daylight Close Up by dinyctis The Last Sunrise by dinyctis Detritus by dinyctis Cosmic Sunrise by dinyctis Sunrise in Space by gucken Terra Nova by Burning-Liquid Smooth Vision by JoeJesus Remnants by freelancah Eastern Sunrise Updated by jNCo-01 Planet One by Thvg Tau 31 by sanmonku Last Dawn by DKF Misconstrue Image by verion Homeworld by phil2001 Morning by DerecV2 Omicron Beta by taenaron Others About the Author Lilian Ostropel is a freelancer in search of online perfection. His passion for quality, in terms of usability and content, speaks for itself when you take a closer look at Photos-room and Wallpapers-room.

Awesome Space Wallpapers

Everyone loves lifting their desktop with some beautiful wallpapers. There are great wallpaper websites out there, from DeviantArt to Social Wallpapering, each with tons of free wallpapers for you. And today I share some wallpaper awesome space wallpapers with you guys. Hope you all like my selection. ;)