SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM SPACE ART

Background

The paintings which appear below appeared in the NASA publication SOCIAL SCIENCES AND SPACE EXPLORATION (EP-192) which was issued in November of 1984. The paintings are a result of the NASA Art Program. "The NASA Art Program uses the medium of fine art to document America's space program for 'the expansion of human knowledge of phenomena in the atmosphere and space...for the benefit of all mankind." (National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.)


TAKING OFF TO MAKE THE DREAM COME TRUE

by Andreas Nottenbohm

Media: acrylic, original size - 99" by 48", (153K)

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LAST TEST

by James Dean

Media: watercolor, original size - 30 3/4" by 11 1/2", (230K)

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CHALLENGER; JULY 4, 1982

by Ron Cobb

Media: acrylic, original size - 45" by 32", (119K)

Click here to see a large picture of GEMINI SPACECRAFT AND GANTRY by Paul Calle."


ON THE PAD AND LAUNCH

by Paul Salmon

Media: acrylic, original size - 50" by 36", (136K)

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THE LABYRINTH

by Charles Schmidt

Media: gouache, original size - 52 1/2" by 40 1/2", (179K)

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ORBITER HOISTED AT DYNAMIC TEST STAND

by Arthur Shilstone

Media: water color, original size - 29" by 37", (238K)

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4TH OF JULY RETURN

by Bill Robles

Media: acrylic, original size - 32" by 25", (170K)

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STS-4 AT 00.52 SEC.

by Ren Wicks

Media: oil, original size - 48" by 36", (170K)

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FLORIDA COAST - FIRE PILLAR

by James L. Cunningham

Media: acrylic, original size - 24 1/2" by 24 1/2", (128K)

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SHUTTLE ROLLOUT FROM VAB

by Nicholas Solovioff

Media: sepia wash, original size - 29" by 21", (128K)

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FLORIDA HOMECOMING

by Kent R. Sullivan

Media: oil, original size - 32" by 28", (230K)

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THE LANDING - COLUMBIA 3

by Jack Perlmutter

Media: oil, original size - 44" by 46", (102K)

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HOT SHOT

by Robert Rauschenberg

Media: lithograph, original size - 81" by 42", (170K)

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