Photographs That
Haven't Been Taken
Peninsula at Peace - The Arabian Peninsula and Mediterranean viewed from space

·•IMPERIAL EARTH•·

The

Space & Astronomical Art

of
Artist-Engineer

B·E·JOHNSON


 Paintings 


~ Collection I | Collection II | Collection III ~


SPACE
The Cover of James A. Michener's Novel

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James A. Michener's SPACE
Peninsula at Peace
Detail

The Arabian Peninsula bounded by the Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Mediterranean.
Peninsula at Peace Detail Coca-Cola Space Can
Coke Float

Commissioned by the Coca-Cola Corporation to commemorate the flight of the first Space Can, a micro-gravity carbonated beverage dispenser developed for NASA.

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Peninsula at Peace
Full Frame
Peninsula at Peace

Reflections
Reflections

That which has gone before and that which shall come after, reflected for a fleeting moment in an Astronaut's visor at the close of the final EVA.

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Reflections of Future Passed
Reflections of Future Passed

An adaptation of the original,
painted for the Bicentennial 28 years prior.

 Workers Tending the Queen
The recovery of Columbia
STS-9 / Spacelab One
at Edwards Air Force Base.

 Detail
This painting resides in the NASA/Smithsonian
Fine Art Collection.
A New Ocean
The sun glint precedes you, sparkling on the Pacific overhead, as you begin another "day" in space.
A New Ocean - Shuttle Flying 'Under' the Earth
Tomorrow is Yesterday
~ Acrylic
Star Trek Original Voyage
Episode 21
Twilight's First Gleaming
Sunrise on orbit - sixteen of them a day. From a description by United States Astronaut
Joseph P. Allen.

Shuttle Flight at Dawn Servicing the Hubble Space Telescope
Out Takin' Five

You are part of the care
and feeding of the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Miles To Go Before I Sleep
Keeping a date with the Recovery Convoy.
Final Approach of Shuttle Columbia
This painting resides in the NASA/Smithsonian
Fine Art Collection.
Stetson's Last Stand at Little Big Hat
If René Magritte had been born in America?
Stetson Hat
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Pelagia
A water planet orbiting a distant star, its family of moons, and evidence in the distance of something large once passing this way.
Water Planet Cruising Trimaran
Closer
A very dear friend's trimaran, it's aft cabin lights aglow, close hauled on the solar wind of Zeta Orionis on their way to the Horsehead Nebula.
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50 Greatest
Album Covers
Ever!

Nemesis
You know it's going to be one of those days when you wake up in the morning and...

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Arctic Tern
One of God's most accomplished aviators.
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Outward Bound
Homeward Bound

Perhaps one day this will become a common occurrence.
Outward BoundHomeward Bound
First Glow of a New Horizon

An experiment in directed panspermia. Releasing the building blocks of life into an environment that has none.

The Big Bang
Let There Be Light!

And there was light.
And God saw the light, that it was good:
And God divided the light from the darkness.