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Chesley Bonestell



Chesley Bonestell (January 1, 1888 – June 11, 1986) was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major influence on science fiction art and illustration, and he helped inspire the American space program. An early pioneering creator of astronomical art (along with the French astronomer-artist Lucien Rudaux), Bonestell was dubbed the Father of Modern Space Art.
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Chesley Bonestell (January 1, 1888 – June 11, 1986)