Get ready for an intergalactic (ok, maybe intragalactic) adventure! Pop Chart Lab has distilled more than half a century of space travel into a beautiful print. The Chart of Cosmic Exploration features hand-illustrated renderings of every orbiter, lander, rover, flyby, and impactor to ever successfully slip the surly bonds of Earth's orbit. Plus all of our pretty-cool planets in our pretty-great Solar System. #colossal

The Chart of Cosmic Exploration

Get ready for an intergalactic (ok, maybe intragalactic) adventure! Pop Chart Lab has distilled more than half a century of space travel into a beautiful print. The Chart of Cosmic Exploration features hand-illustrated renderings of every orbiter, lander, rover, flyby, and impactor to ever successfully slip the surly bonds of Earth's orbit. Plus all of our pretty-cool planets in our pretty-great Solar System. #colossal

NASA ECHO II S-131, launched in 1964, was a metalized balloon satellite acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals. Communication signals were bounced off of it from one point on Earth to another.

NASA ECHO II S-131, launched in 1964, was a metalized balloon satellite acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals. Communication signals were bounced off of it from one point on Earth to another.

How NASA's Gemini Spacecraft Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

How NASA's Gemini Spacecraft Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Soviet N-1 rocket....developed for its manned lunar program.

Soviet N-1 rocket....developed for its manned lunar program.

"Voskhod 2" spacecraft on the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, USSR, 18th March 1965. During this mission Alexey Leonov, a Russian cosmonaut, performed the first space walk.

"Voskhod 2" spacecraft on the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, USSR, 18th March 1965. During this mission Alexey Leonov, a Russian cosmonaut, performed the first space walk.

See how the historic first manned moon landing worked in this SPACE.com infographic about Apollo 11.

See how the historic first manned moon landing worked in this SPACE.com infographic about Apollo 11.

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