The IAAA Library


Here are a collection of documents and presentations about space art free for anyone to download and use.  If you do download them, please give appropriate credit to the IAAA.  Also below is a list of books about space art plus a series of links to good science and astronomy web sites.  Enjoy!

IAAA Publications

Articles about Space Art

Books about Space Art

A list of books, by no means complete, that have featured space art over the years.  Some were published as much as a century ago, others are brand new, but the common item is that they all feature space art.  If you have any titles that you would like to see added to this list, please contact us with the details.

  • Alien Horizons – Bob Eggleton
  • Aliens in Space, an Illustrated Guide – Steven Caldwell
  • Apollo – Alan Bean
  • The Art of Chesley Bonestell – Ron Miller and Fredrick Durant
  • The Art of Robert McCall – Robert McCall
  • The Art of Space – Ron Miller
  • The Art of Star Trek – Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
  • Astronomy: A Visual Guide – Mark Garlick
  • Barlowe’s Guide to Extraterrestrials – Wayne Barlowe
  • The Beauty of Space – Written and Illustrated by Members of the IAAA
  • Beyond Jupiter – Arthur C. Clarke, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • Bildatlas des Sonnensystem – Bruno Stanek, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • The Book of Sea Monsters – Bob Eggleton
  • Challenge of the Stars & The New Challenge of the Stars – Patrick Moore, illus. David A. Hardy
  • The Conquest of the Moon – Cornelius Ryan, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • The Conquest of Space – Willy Ley, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • Cycles of Fire – William Hartmann, Ron Miller, Pam Lee, & Tom Miller
  • Expedition – Wayne Barlowe
  • The Exploration of Mars – Willy Ley & W. Von Braun, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • Exploring Space – Ron Miller
  • Extraterrestrials, A Field Guide for Earthlings – Terrence Dickenson
  • Eyewitness to Space – published by Abrams
  • Faraway Worlds: Planets Beyond Our Solar System – Paul Halpern, illus. Lynette Cook
  • The Fires Within – David A. Hardy
  • First Men on the Moon (The Illustrated) – HG Wells, illus. Bob Eggleton
  • Flug in die Welt von Morgen, written and illus. Ludek Pesek
  • Frank Kelly Freas: The Art of Science Fiction
  • Frank Kelly Freas: As He Sees It
  • Frank Kelly Freas: A Separate Star
  • Futuropolis – Robert Sheckley
  • Futures: 50 Years in Space & 50 Years in Space (2006 pb) – David A. Hardy and Patrick Moore
  • Galactic Tours: Thomas Cook Out of This World Vacations – Bob Shaw and David A. Hardy
  • Great Space Battles – Stewart Cowley
  • The Grand Tour (three versions) – William Hartmann & Ron Miller
  • Greetings From Earth – Bob Eggleton
  • Hardyware: The Art of David A. Hardy – Chris Morgan and David A. Hardy
  • The History of the Earth – William Hartmann & Ron Miller
  • Infinite Worlds: An Illustrated Voyage to Planets Beyond Our Sun – Ray Villard, illus. Lynette Cook
  • In the Stream of Stars – W. Hartmann, R. Miller, A. Sokolov, & V. Myagkov
  • Journey to the Planets – Peter Ryan, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • Man and the Moon – Robert Richardson, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • Messung des Unermesslichen – written and illus. Ludek Pesek
  • The Microverse – edited by Byron Preiss
  • Moon and Planets – Josef Sadil, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • NASA and the Exploration of Space – a NASA release
  • Our World in Space – Isaac Asimov, illus. Robert McCall
  • Out of the Cradle – William Hartmann, Ron Miller, & Pam Lee
  • Planetarium – Ron Miller
  • Planet Earth – Josef Sadil, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • Planet Earth – Peter Ryan, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • The Planets – edited by Byron Preiss
  • Planets – Ron Miller
  • Satellites, Rockets and Outer Space – Willy Ley, illus. Chesley Bonestell
  • Solar System – Peter Ryan, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • Space Art: How to Draw and Paint Planets, Moons, and Landscapes of Alien Worlds – Michael Carroll
  • Space Art Poster Book – edited by Ron Miller
  • Space Shuttles – Bruno Stanek, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • Space Wars: Worlds & Weapons – Steven Eisler
  • Space Wrecks – Stewart Cowley
  • Starlog Space Art – edited by Ron Miller
  • Stars and Planets – Ron Miller
  • The Stars Are Awaiting Us… – Alexei Leonov & Andre Sokolov
  • Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology – S. & F. Goldstein, illus. Rick Sternbach
  • The Story of the Solar System – Mark Garlick
  • Sur Les Autres Mondes – Lucien Rudaux
  • Tour of the Universe – Malcolm Edwards and Robert Holdstock
  • UFOs and Other Worlds – Peter Ryan, illus. Ludek Pesek
  • The Universe – edited by Byron Preiss
  • Visions of Space – David A. Hardy
  • Visions of Spaceflight: Images from the Ordway Collection
  • Visions of the Universe – Isaac Asimov & Carl Sagan, illus. Kazuaki Iwasaki
  • Worlds Beyond: The Art of Chesley Bonestell – Frederick Durant & Ron Miller

Selected Science and Astronomy links on the Web