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7 Awe Inspiring Looks At Our Solar System

Space Artist Dana Berry brings us to far, far away places.

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3. These cosmic explosions can lead to massive black holes

NASA, Dana Berry, Skyworks Digital

A gamma ray burst is a cosmic collision announcing the birth of a space-bending, time-warping black hole.

4. Without a star to guide them, these planets fall toward a massive black hole

NASA, Dana Berry, Skyworks Digital

Some worlds drift in the lanes of our galaxy, unattached to any one star or solar system, and like the stars, they can be swept up by a massive black hole.

6. The moon is about to have an encounter with one lucky LADEE

NASA, Dana Berry, Skyworks Digital

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about the lunar atmosphere conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust.

7. Flying toward an alien star

NASA, Dana Berry, Skyworks Digital

This Project Daedalus star-craft capable of traveling close to the speed of light, is based on a 1970s British Interplanetary Society study and blueprint.

Learn more about Dana Berry whose artwork was recently featured on the cover of National Geographic.

Learn more about Autodesk Maya, the software used by this digital artist.