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Astronautical Art Initiative

The Archive of Art in Outer Space

The Astronautical Art Initiative is a non-profit organisation on a mission to document and share our artistic heritage in outer space

Featured project

Rakia Art Project

In April 2022, the Rakia Art Project was launched into space with Israel’s second astronaut.

Our evolving archive contains


documented works of art that have ventured in outer space.
Join us in building the biggest collection of humanity's cultural heritage in space! Get in touch!

8 Mar 2024



NASA Unveils Design for Message Heading to Jupiter’s Moon Europa

When it launches in October, the agency’s Europa Clipper spacecraft will carry a richly layered dispatch that includes more than 2.6 million names submitted by the public.

5 Mar 2024


The Spacecraft Agency

The Spacecraft Agency launches Kid's Art Show to space

The PY4 mission, a collaboration between The Spacecraft Agency, NASA, Astrobotic Moonshot Museum and The Neighborhood Academy brought kid's art to outer space.

29 Feb 2024


University of Arizona

All-artist crew take on simulated moon mission

The Imagination 1 mission will generate creative work shaped by the limitations and possibilities of life and culture beyond Earth.

15 Feb 2024


Intuitive Machines and SpaceX successfully launch IM-1 mission to the Moon, containing artworks by Jeff Koons and Galactic Legacy Labs

Odysseus' epic moon quest is underway.

In support of the Space 18th SDG proposal

“Only by expanding the domain of life into space can we fulfill the 17 SDGs on Earth in the long term. Therefore, the Space Renaissance International and the National Space Society, in partnership with many other space organizations, urge UN COPUOS State Parties to develop and introduce a resolution for a Space 18th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), calling for the expansion of community life into space to achieve universal and sustainable development for the whole humanity, life, and the life support environment, on Earth and beyond.”

Space 18th SDG logos
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