space http://design.org/tags/space en Seven Minutes of Terror: The Descent and Landing of the Mars Curiosity http://design.org/blog/seven-minutes-terror-descent-and-landing-mars-curiosity <p>Perhaps paying slight homage to the <a href="http://design.org/blog/understanding-dream-layers-inception-infographic" target="Seven Dream Layers of Inception">Seven Dream Layers of Inception</a>, this intensely soundtracked video diagrams and animates the Entry Decent Landing (EDL) of the Mars Curiosity. After watching this explanation of the seven-minute landing sequence that required complete autonomy on the rover's part, it is unbelievable and amazing that the 5,293-pound Curiosity landed successfully. Some of the brilliant minds behind the project explain their "7 Minutes of Terror:"</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="345" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_00.jpg?1345488316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="345" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_02.jpg?1345488344" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="346" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_03.jpg?1345488344" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="345" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_05.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="348" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_04.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="344" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_06.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1794" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_07.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_08.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_09.jpg?1345488345" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="431" title="Design, mars, curiosity" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/08/20/curiosity_mars_10.jpg?1345488580" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/seven-minutes-terror-descent-and-landing-mars-curiosity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/seven-minutes-terror-descent-and-landing-mars-curiosity#comments design photography space technology video Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:41:44 +0000 jessicapatterson 4298 at http://design.org NASA's 1976 Identity Guidelines Publication http://design.org/blog/nasas-1976-identity-guidelines-publication <p><a href="http://timgeorgedesign.wordpress.com/2010/03/14/nasa-1976-identity-guidelines/" target="Tim George">Tim George</a>, apparently, has an awesome mentor. An ex-tutor from his college days owns an original copy of the NASA 1976 Identity Guidelines and was kind enough to photocopy the brand book for Tim. The guide documents the year they re-branded to the "worm" logo and demonstrates proper usage throughout the organization. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="730" height="940" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa-brand-guidlines.jpeg?1322499721" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_02.jpg?1322499849" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_03.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_04.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_05.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_06.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_08.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_09.jpg?1322499851" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_13.jpg?1322499851" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_12.jpg?1322499851" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_16.jpg?1322499851" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, NASA, brand" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/28/nasa_brand_07.jpg?1322499850" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/nasas-1976-identity-guidelines-publication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/nasas-1976-identity-guidelines-publication#comments brand design graphic identity print Publication space Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:02:15 +0000 benleivian 3871 at http://design.org Astra Infographic Documentary Clips by Sam Renwick http://design.org/blog/astra-infographic-documentary-clips-sam-renwick <p>These infographic videos for European satellite and communications company, Astra, are beautiful in their clean, geometric and symmetrical design. The videos and graphics were created by London-based <a href="http://srcp.co.uk/project/index/astra/id/22" target="Sam Renwick">Sam Renwick</a> at <a href="http://www.thisisrealart.com/" target="This is Real Art">This is Real Art</a>. The videos are part of an integrated campaign to inform an educate people both on the function of satellites and the company itself. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="345" title="Design, astra, infographicvideo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/10/astra_infographi_02.jpg?1318277982" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="347" title="Design, astra, infographicvideo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/10/astra_infographi_01.jpg?1318277994" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/astra-infographic-documentary-clips-sam-renwick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/astra-infographic-documentary-clips-sam-renwick#comments design graphic infographic london space video Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:30:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 3462 at http://design.org Beautiful Landscape Time-Lapse by TSO Photography http://design.org/blog/beautiful-landscape-time-lapse-tso-photography <p>These magnificent time-lapse shows of mother nature's phenomena are by <a href="http://vimeo.com/terjes" target="Terje Sorgjerd">Terje Sorgjerd</a>, also know as TSO. The Norwegian photographer treks out to remote locations to chronicle unique beauty through the passage of time.</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/22439234" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen allowFullScreen></iframe></p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/24456787" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen allowFullScreen></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="348" title="Design, timelapse, photography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/22/timelapse_tso.jpg?1316727735" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/beautiful-landscape-time-lapse-tso-photography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/beautiful-landscape-time-lapse-tso-photography#comments design outdoor photography space timelapse Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:21:39 +0000 jessicapatterson 3338 at http://design.org The Beyond Earth Poster Series by Stephen Di Donato http://design.org/blog/beyond-earth-poster-series-stephen-di-donato <p><a href="http://stephendid.it/" target="Stephen Di Donato">Stephen Di Donato</a>, a designer in Montreal, wrote over to share a personal project he's been toiling away on during his evenings and weekends. Following a nostalgic re-exploration of his childhood curiosity over space travel and the cosmos, the designer found that one of the most exciting time for space exploration and imagery was between the 1950s and 60s. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="473" title="Design, beyondearth, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/10/stephendid_beyondearth_05.jpg?1313022952" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/beyond-earth-poster-series-stephen-di-donato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/beyond-earth-poster-series-stephen-di-donato#comments design desktop wallpaper graphic illustration poster print silkscreen space Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:36:39 +0000 jessicapatterson 3218 at http://design.org Space Print Fashion Design from Christopher Kane http://design.org/blog/space-print-fashion-design-christopher-kane <p>Desiring some fashion that's out-of-this world? Forgive me for that bit of (terrible) word play, but I'm a big fan of this line from <a href="http://www.style.com/fashionshows/designerdirectory/CKANE/seasons/" target="Christopher Kane">Christopher Kane</a> for Resort 2011. Fiery nebulae and other Hubble telescope discoveries bring a cosmic flair to varied cuts and styles, some creating interesting contradictions between conservative silhouettes and explosive prints.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="480" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/25/christopher_kane_space_3.jpg?1309028537" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/space-print-fashion-design-christopher-kane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/space-print-fashion-design-christopher-kane#comments design fashion space Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:02:28 +0000 jessicapatterson 2938 at http://design.org Photography and Inspiration from the Total Lunar Eclipse http://design.org/blog/photography-and-inspiration-total-lunar-eclipse <p>I saw Google's Doodle today, which displayed the lunar eclipse in real and selected time. I jumped over to <a href="http://www.space.com/" target="Space.com">Space.com</a> to check out the details. Unfortunately I missed the eclipse, but I did find some gorgeous photographs of the event, which happened to be the longest eclipse since 2000 and one of only four to last more than 100 minutes. Also check out the fun infographic video toward the bottom of this post to brush up on some terms or learn why the moon turns red.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="641" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/16/lunar_eclipse_8_0.jpg?1308228750" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/photography-and-inspiration-total-lunar-eclipse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/photography-and-inspiration-total-lunar-eclipse#comments design inspiration photography space Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:56:34 +0000 jessicapatterson 2916 at http://design.org Retro Posters for the International Year of Astronomy http://design.org/blog/retro-posters-international-year-astronomy <p>I just stumbled upon these poster <a href="http://design.org/graphic-design">designs</a> by <a href="http://excites.co.uk/">Simon C Page</a>. The designer and illustrator created these as a personal project in 2009 featuring the Year of Astronomy, but the design excellence spread, and soon the IYA 09 knocked on his door and asked to use them for their promotions.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="634" height="896" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/17/IYA_astronomyposter_3.jpg?1295291991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/retro-posters-international-year-astronomy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/retro-posters-international-year-astronomy#comments design poster retro space uk Mon, 17 Jan 2011 20:24:59 +0000 jessicapatterson 2576 at http://design.org Book Your Trip to Space http://design.org/blog/book-your-trip-space <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/09/28/banner-1.jpg" alt="Space 1" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" />Have you dreamed of traveling into space? Now you may be able to turn your dream into a reality.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/09/28/banner.jpg" alt="Space 2" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="982" height="432" alt="Space 1" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/09/28/banner-1.jpg?1285734308" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/book-your-trip-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/book-your-trip-space#comments design industrial space travel Thu, 30 Sep 2010 18:28:52 +0000 lisaandrews 2324 at http://design.org Freefall From the Edge of Space: Red Bull Stratos http://design.org/blog/freefall-edge-space-red-bull-stratos <p><object width="618" height="373"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PyGmTV0q2kY&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1?rel=0&amp;hd=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/PyGmTV0q2kY&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1?rel=0&amp;hd=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="618" height="373"></embed></object></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="341" height="271" alt="Design" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/08/08/2010-08-08_at_22-33-37.png?1281332029" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/freefall-edge-space-red-bull-stratos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/freefall-edge-space-red-bull-stratos#comments science space video Mon, 09 Aug 2010 05:34:22 +0000 benleivian 2223 at http://design.org Photo: Aurora From Space Point-of-View http://design.org/blog/photo-aurora-space-point-view <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/06/22/aurora-space-620.jpg" alt="aurora in space" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><br /> An astronaut on board the International Space Station <a href="http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/scripts/sseop/photo.pl?mission=ISS023&amp;roll=E&amp;frame=58455" target="has photographed the aurora australis">has photographed the aurora australis</a> (southern lights) as seen from space. NASA believes this particular storm to have been caused by a coronal mass ejection from the Sun on May 24.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="412" alt="aurora in space" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/06/22/aurora-space-620.jpg?1277230134" /> </div> </div> </div> http://design.org/blog/photo-aurora-space-point-view#comments green NASA photography space technology Tue, 22 Jun 2010 18:13:06 +0000 Design.org 2198 at http://design.org Graphic Design of the Week: Pro-NASA Campaign II http://design.org/blog/graphic-design-week-pro-nasa-campaign-ii <img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/05/19/4617297754_f1b154e2bc_o.jpg" alt="NASA Poster Design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><div class="matte"><div class="inner"> <img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-matte/blog/2010/05/19/4617297754_f1b154e2bc_o.jpg" alt="NASA Poster Design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-matte" /> <p class="caption">Beautiful promotion of heavenly bodies NASA brings the world.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="792" height="1224" alt="NASA Poster Design" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/05/19/4617297754_f1b154e2bc_o.jpg?1274329604" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/graphic-design-week-pro-nasa-campaign-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/graphic-design-week-pro-nasa-campaign-ii#comments design poster space typography Thu, 20 May 2010 04:29:12 +0000 wardandrews 2180 at http://design.org