Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Solar System: Age of Discovery

This superbe figure (below) is from the Атлас планет земной группы и их спутников (Atlas of Terrestrial planets and their Moon) published in 1992 and produced during the previous 10 years at MIIGAiK, Moscow. This page shows the Soviet discoveries.  

"50 Years of Space Exploration". Here is how a map (here called an "infographics" designed by a graphic artist differs from one of a cartographer. This shows all space missions in one figure.  Art by Sean McNaughton of the National Geographic; and Samuel Velasco of 5W Infographics.

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