My good friend Graham Gazzard has done some renders of my Daedalus mesh, and the results are really impressive, as I think you can see!
Some day I hope to get the hang of the ‘firework smoke in space’ look.
The Art and Graphics of Nick Stevens. Available for hire.I specialise in unbuilt space projects, and the spacecraft of the Soviet Union.
Two new images showing the BIS Daedalus interstellar design. These will be used in a book by Michael Carroll, to be published later this year.
One image shows the immense size of the unmanned craft, with the two stages separated, and a Saturn V rocket beside it for comparison. This is in the header.
The second shows the whole thing assembled, below, against a backdrop of stars. Click for a larger view.
Daedalus was a serious design by the British Interplanetary Society, for an interstellar flyby mission that would reach Barnard’s Star in 50 years.
There’s some more info in this video I made:
Here’s a BIS page on the project:
And another nice article by David Darling.
This November I was proud to be featured in an exhibition arranged by the British Interplanetary Society, visions of space:
Here are some picture from the show: