Doug Forrest, the Los Angeles based artist and National Aeronautics and Space Administration enthusiast, has launched newly released fine art of Astronaut Apollo Moon Missions. They celebrate historic moments, like a shot of Neil Armstrong before his famous landing.

Doug Forrest, an accomplished artist who focuses on NASA’s Apollo program is launching an online astronautical fine art gallery. At, Forrest presents space art celebrating the people and vehicles of the Apollo program. At ApolloArts, guests can view pieces Forrest exhibited at Spacefest and other space expos as well as artwork currently on view at the University of Arizona in the OSIRIS REx display. Notably, some Apollo astronauts have added Forrest’s artwork to their personal collections.

As a member of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) and through his web site, Forrest commemorates the challenge of one of the biggest technological achievements of the 20th Century, “NASA’s Apollo program took place from 1961 to 1975 and profoundly influenced the technology that we have today. I am honored that my art can represent the accomplishments of these courageous space explorers and their teams.”

At, portraits of astronauts and drawings representing scenes such as “Pad Lights” and “Roll Out” from capture key Apollo moments. Forrest’s gallery constantly expands as new drawings are completed. All fine art pieces can be ordered in giclée limited edition or open edition prints. “I want everyone to share my passionate excitement and enthusiasm for the incredible adventure that is space exploration.” said Forrest. “My appreciation and admiration for the thousands of people that made Apollo happen can never be described, but I do my best to share a fine arts perspective of these historical events, which will never be forgotten.” In addition to the online fine art gallery, visitors can read about Forrest’s visits with astronauts at space events. An article Forrest wrote for the BIS magazine Spaceflight about a preservation attempt to save the last Apollo Saturn V Launch Umbilical Tower (LUT 1) is included, as is an interview he conducted with Alan Buehler, a UDT frogman during the Apollo 15 and 17 recovery operations. For more information, visit:

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