U.S. Astronomy Centre NOIRLab Unveils New Logo Design

The national centre for ground-based nighttime astronomy in the United States, known as the National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory, has announced a name change from “OIR Lab” to “NOIRLab” (pronounced “no-wah-lab”), an abbreviation of its longer formal name. The organisation’s reformulated name is to be accompanied by an all-new emblem, which is claimed to have […]
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Royal Astronomical Society Marks Bicentenary with New Logo

Britain’s world-famous Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) has revealed a new logo design as part of its bicentenary celebrations. The new symbol, which also gets an animated variant, forms the centrepiece of a rebrand carried out by London-based design consultancy, Johnson Banks. Inspired by, among other things, the Society’s motto ‘Let whatever shines be observed’, the […]
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Trump’s Space Force Logo Mocked as ‘Star Trek Rip-Off’

President Donald Trump has revealed the logo design for his much-hyped Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military that was created last year. “After consultation with our Great Military Leaders, designers, and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States Space Force, the Sixth Branch of our Magnificent […]
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NASA Reveals Logo for New Lunar Spaceship

NASA has officially revealed the logo for its new spaceship – a small craft that will orbit the Moon called the “Gateway”. Set to launch on a private rocket in 2022, the spaceship will be a temporary home and office for astronauts, complete with living quarters, laboratories for science and research, and docking ports such […]
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NASA Reveals New Lunar Program Logo

NASA has officially revealed the logo design for the Artemis program, the space agency’s new mission to the moon. Unveiled this past week to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, the new identity draws inspiration from the original Apollo program logo and mission patch. “Using an ‘A’ as the primary visual […]
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NASA Reveals Special Logo to Mark Apollo’s 50th Anniversary

NASA has unveiled a special logo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Program that landed a dozen Americans on the moon between July 1969 and December 1972. Created by NASA graphic artist Matthew Skeins, the logo offers a nod to the past with a few elements borrowed from the original Apollo Program emblem, […]
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NASA Reveals 60th Anniversary Logo

NASA has released a commemorative logo to mark its 60th anniversary. Created in-house by graphic artist Matthew Skeins, NASA says the logo depicts how the organisation is “building on its historic past to soar toward a challenging and inspiring future”. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed NASA’s founding legislation, the 1958 National Aeronautics and Space Act, […]
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