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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 build the most comprehensive archive of art in outer space.

Newest artworks in the archive

PY4

PY4

Children from The Neighborhood Academy

SNWGLB

SNWGLB

Luke Idziak

Space Jewel

Space Jewel

Freddy Shachar Kislev

Featured astronautical art collections

Rakia Art Project

Rakia Art Project

2022

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

Rakia Art Project

Rakia Art Project

Ars Ad Astra

Ars Ad Astra

News

5 Mar 2024

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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

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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

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space.com

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.

14 Feb 2024

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Artlyst

Jeff Koons Blasts Moon With 125 Sculptures Aboard Elon Musk’s SpaceX

The Post Pop Artist Jeff Koons, renowned for his ‘mundane objects’, is set to embark on an endeavour as he sends 125 sculptures to litter the Moon aboard a rocket engineered by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company.

Currently documenting

artworks, and counting...

123

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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.”

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