Don Davis


Stanford Torus

Stanford Torus




"The assembly of the 'Stanford Torus', detailing the proposed 'chevron shields' above the glass 'skylights'. The interior is shown primarily hollowed out and heavily planted. Most other depictions show the colony crammed with lavels of high density housing. Ugh. Oil on board for NASA Ames."



Artist Bio

Don Davis got his start in space art working at the U.S. Geological Survey doing the first Lunar maps while still a teenager. He won an EMMY award for his ground-breaking work in the classic PBS series COSMOS. His work has appeared in Omni, Smithsonian and Natural History. He often illustrated books and articles by the late Carl Sagan.

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Public Domain works done for NASA by artist Don Davis.
This page last updated 7-14-01.
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