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This Month's Art Challenge Selections

Have a grownup help you visit plus.nasa.gov and start watching! When you learn something new or see something super interesting and inspiring, draw it!

Colorful abstract interpretation of the solar system created with pastels. Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, the Sun, as well as other planets scatter the page. Small blue and purple swirls around the page show distant spiral galaxies. The Sun is red and yellow and is complete with a solar flare. The background is black, highlighting the multicolored stripes, rings, and textures of the solar system’s planets.

Alaric, 7

Mobile representing the solar system hanging from the ceiling of a school classroom. The solar system is accurately represented in its order of planets. The Sun is at the very top of the mobile solar system and Pluto (a dwarf planet) is at the end of the mobile. The planets are painted their respective colors. For example, the Earth is green and blue, Saturn is light brown and has rings.

Ashley, 8

Drawing of a scientist standing underneath the night sky, created using colored pencils. The scientist has red glasses, a white lab coat, and is holding their arms out, showing their notepad and scientific instrument in their hand. A large crescent Moon and many constellations including Libra, Taurus, Aries, and others appear in the sky above the scientist.

Aurelia, 7

Abstract and colorful drawing of James Webb Space Telescope observing Uranus and its rings in space. Colored using crayons, this drawing features different shades of blue and purple.

Charlotte, 8

Three-dimensional model of the solar system labeled in Spanish, Sistema Solar. The solar system is accurately represented in its order of planets. The planets appear to be made out of foam balls that have been cut in half, and painted to represent each planet’s respective colors. Each planet is labeled in Spanish. A cut-out of a rocket is glued on the background next to Earth.

Heizel, 8

Illustration of the NASA+ home screen featuring a video about Charles Frank Bolden Jr., a former Administrator of NASA and astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions. In this drawing, Bolden is smiling and wearing a blue space suit. A Space Shuttle appears behind him. “The Color of Space”, the title of the NASA+ video about Bolden, is written in cursive on the left.

Isadora, 13

Abstract illustration titled Los Agujeros Negros, which means black holes in Spanish. A massive black hole is drawn in the center of the page using orange colored pencils and black marker.


Comic-like style drawing of Sun, Earth, Saturn, Mars, the Moon, and Neptune together in space, created with colored pencils. The Sun is wearing sunglasses and shining down on the planets and the Moon from the top left corner. The Earth is winking above Saturn and Mars. The Moon is asleep – a long line of zzz’s coming from its sleepy face shows the Moon deep in slumber. Neptune is making a face, too.

Noelle, 8

A smiley illustration of the solar system in space. The planets are in the correct position and order, starting with the Sun on the left: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The Sun is smiling at the rest of the planets, and the planets all have their own smiley faces. Two yellow stars and scattered yellow dots represent the distant stars beyond the solar system.

Robert, 5

Painting of the Artemis missions titled, Artemis. A small red rocketship leaves a path of white smoke as it leaves Earth’s atmosphere and flies into space. Earth’s surface and atmosphere is light blue and green and includes clouds, likely created by dabbing a sponge (or similar medium) into white paint and onto the background. Only a portion of Earth is visible, as the background is black with white speckles, representing space.

Sofia, 13

Illustration of an astronaut’s space helmet reflecting a meteor flying across the pastel purple, blue, and pink sky. The letters NA are written in black, red, and blue colors on the left side of the helmet, and the letter “SA” are written on the right side, spelling out NASA.

Valentina, 12

A drawing of a white rocket ship flying through space, propelled by a plume of red and orange fire. An orange and red planet is in the bottom right corner, suggesting the rocket ship is flying past Mars. The background is black with white speckles representing distant stars.

Vihaan, 7

Abstract painting of Uranus and Neptune in space. Uranus’ rings are painted white, and the planet is colored aqua, while Neptune is dark blue.

Ximena, 10

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