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NASA's space tourism posters will make you want to suit up

Enjoy the work of Seattle-based design studio Invisible Creature.

Billy Steele , @wmsteele
02.09.16 in Art
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a knack for space-themed travel posters. A little over a year ago, its "Exoplanet Travel Bureau" series made its debut with an homage to the iconic WPA prints of the 1930s. This year, the JPL commissioned Seattle-based design firm Invisible Creature to be part of a project/gift for staff. Invisible Creature designed three "travel posters" to be included in the "Visions Of The Future" 2016 calendar. Among the collection are visuals for a multi-planet tour, a stop at Mars and exploring Enceladus, Saturn's icy moon.

The posters themselves are visually stunning, with bold graphics that are a trademark of Invisible Creature's work. Since its start in 2006, the sibling duo of Don and Ryan Clark have created striking visuals for big companies like Target, T-Mobile and Live Nation on top of a wide-ranging portfolio of CD packages and music posters. Heck, they even have a smattering of toys they've designed.

The Clark brothers have family ties to NASA as their grandfather was an illustrator and graphic designer at NASA for more than 30 years. With this trio of 24 x 36 in. posters (also available in 10 x 14 in. sizes), major achievements of the space agency are highlighted as destinations of splendor. Whether its the Voyager taking advantage of a rare alignment of planets to capture sights of all four or human exploration of Mars, this set certainly has us considering suiting up. For those of you wanting to remain on Earth, the JPL will make the artwork available as downloadable posters soon, but for now, you can purchase high-quality prints from the source link down below.

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