Soviet Space Program Posters

A poster series dedicated to the space race from the Russian POV. Super Awesome illustrations by Justin Van Genderen,  a graphic illustrator and designer in Chicago, United States. This fellow will blow your mind away with his incredible talent and provocative illustrations of various styles and thematic. Simply, You have to love this guy!

Sputnik 1: The first artificial satellite to be put into Earth’s orbit

Vostok 1: The first human spaceflight in history

Luna Programme : a series of robotic spacecraftmissions sent to the Moon

Voskhod 2: The first Spaceawalk in history 

Sputnik 2: first to carry a living animal, a dog Laika, on November 3, 1957

A part from Empty Kingdom Interview: He has lazer beam eyes, he makes the Flash look like slow motion, he eats boulders and drives with his eyes closed.  And he would fuck an alien invasion all up.  No joke…

  Justin Van Genderen’s official website: 2046design

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4 responses

  1. galaxybureau


    May 2, 2012 at 10:00 am

  2. very cool images, I always feel bad for Laika the dog, as she died from the cooling system going out on Sputnik 2 (most likely)

    May 2, 2012 at 10:17 am

    • Yea, the memory of that sweet little dog ignited a debate over the treatment of animals in the race for science. Thanks 4 your comment

      May 2, 2012 at 10:22 am

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