The Big Space Colony Art Collection

Space Colony Art from the 1970's
A couple of space colony summer studies were conducted at NASA Ames in the 1970s. Colonies housing about 10,000 people were designed. A number of artistic renderings of the concepts were made.
http://settlement.arc.nasa.gov/70sArt/art.html
http://www.donaldedavis.com/PARTS/allyours.html
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/08/20/spacecolonies.html

Roy Scarfo
http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2010/3/3/lunar-colonies-of-the-future-1969.html http://dedales563.canalblog.com/archives/2010/12/07/19793103.html http://www.fabiofeminofantascience.org/RETROFUTURE/RETROFUTURE22.html

Disney | Toroidal Space Colony of the Future (1982)
http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2009/5/5/toroidal-space-colony-of-the-future-... 

Disney | Mars & Beyond (1957)
http://paleo-future.blogspot.com/2007/02/mars-and-beyond-1957.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_and_Beyond

Wernher Von Braun's Blueprint for Space (1950's)
http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2008/6/12/wernher-von-brauns-blueprint-for-sp...

And finally, Sport in Space Colonies (1977)
http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2007/3/29/sport-in-space-colonies-1977.html

Robert McCall: Salute to a Legendary Space Artist

Get blown away by the incredible body of work by the late Robert McCall, made especially famous by his artwork for Kubricks '2001: A Space Odyssey'. There's so much good stuff I couldn't fit it all in, so check out his work on the various links below, especially his site at http://www.mccallstudios.com/index.html - H. Lester Cooke, former curator of painting at the National Gallery of Art, once noted that Mr. McCall had “the quality and scope of imagination to travel in space, and carry us along with him.” He does that and some...