“Visions of the Future” Travel Posters From NASA

NASA's  Vision of the Future Travel Poster

You’ve got to love the retro/futuristic travel posters published by NASA.

NASA’S Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) has published ten new posters in their “Exoplanet” series.

These awesome graphic posters are “out of this world.”

The new posters can be downloaded for free on the JPL website.

NASA explains their poster series this way:

“As you look through these images of imaginative travel destinations, remember that you can be an architect of the future.”

NASA's  Vision of the Future Travel PosterFor instance, the Mars poster:

“imagines a future day when we have achieved our vision of human exploration of Mars and takes a nostalgic look back at the great imagined milestones of Mars exploration that will someday be celebrated as “historic” sites.”

Check out all the posters on the JPL website.


Is Space Travel in Your Plans for 2015?

Kevlar-186f:  Where the grass is always redder on the other side

Is space travel in your future?

NASA hopes so!

The space agency is promoting extraterrestrial travel with some fun retro travel posters featuring exotic destinations.

Planetquest is a joint project of NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and California Institute of Technology which aims to search the universe for another earth.

Exoplanet Travel Series — The Search for a Habitable Planet

NASA is promoting Planetquest with its Exoplanet Travel Series, complete with tempting posters advertising some out-of-this-world vacation spots.

The descriptions below are copied from the NASA website.

Kepler-186f:  Where the Grass is Always Redder on the Other Side

Kepler-186f is the first Earth-size planet discovered in the potentially ‘habitable zone’ around another star, where liquid water could exist on the planet’s surface. Its star is much cooler and redder than our Sun.  If plant life does exist on a planet like Kepler-186f, its photosynthesis could have been influenced by the star’s red-wavelength photons, making for a color palette that’s very different than the greens on Earth. This discovery was made by Kepler, NASA’s planet hunting telescope.

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A Nostalgic Gift for Oz Lovers

This Is Australia 2015 Wall Calendar
This Is Australia 2015 Wall Calendar

Do you remember the books of Miroslav Sasek?

His children’s books with quirky illustrations inspired a whole generation of children to travel.

Several of Sasek’s iconic children’s travel books have now been published in wall calendar form.

The most recent edition for 2015 is This is Australia.

It would make a nice holiday gift for the Australia fan.

2015 Wall Calendars featuring imaginative drawings by Miroslav Sasek are also available for these cities:

This Is Australia 2015 Wall Calendar
I love the classic illustrations by Miroslav Sasek.

The calendars appeal to people who like classic, whimsical illustrations.

If you frame the images from the calendar at the end of the year it would make a nice tableau.

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