Lonely Planet Writer

NASA shares visions of the future with a new set of downloadable space tourism posters

A new set of stunning vintage-style posters have been released by NASA, for free download this week, that offer a look into the space tourism and travel of the future.

Kepler-16b.
Kepler-16b. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Earth.
Earth. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Kepler-186f.
Kepler-186f. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0

The “Visions of the Future” poster series comes from the design team at NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory in Pasadena, California. They share a vision of what travel could be like when humans eventually leave earth for commercial trips to other planets. The 14 images have a vintage feel and bright, striking designs.

Titan.
Titan. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Venus.
Venus. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Ceres.
Ceres. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Jupiter.
Jupiter. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0

Last year, five posters depicting planets beyond our solar system were released as part of the JPL’s Exoplanet Travel Bureau series. They are now included in the latest set of posters along with Mars, Jupiter’s moon Europa, Saturn’s vapour-spewing moon Enceladus and the dwarf planet Ceres.

Enceladus.
Enceladus. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
The Grand Tour.
The Grand Tour. Image by JPL
Europa.
Europa. Image by JPL

The collection of images also offer more information on the planets by clicking on them on NASA’s JPL website.

HD 40307g
HD 40307g Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
Mars.
Mars. Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
PSO J318.5-22
PSO J318.5-22 Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0
51 Pegasi b
51 Pegasi b Image by JPL / CC BY 2.0

The striking posters are available for free download here.