Feb - Mar 99
By Joe Bergeron.
This is a mostly digital image done for a new astronomy text. The ship is the old British Interplanetary Society design for a fusion-powered unmanned starship. I modeled and rendered it with Strata Studio Pro. The planet in the background was painted on a scrap of watercolor paper for a planetarium show years ago, scanned and added to the scene.
Hi Gang. This month we talk about hardware and workshops. Weve got hardware images from all over too, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and deep space. Check em out! Next time: ALIEN LIFE. See ya then!
In this e-Pulsar:
That Changed (My) History From Mike Carroll
Bits of STARDUST
By Bill Wright
NASA has done
studies on possible uses for the external tank instead of letting it burn up over the
Indian Ocean. One idea was to boost it the rest of the way into orbit and use it as the
center module for a space station.
International Association of Astronomical Artists