David A. Hardy is the British master of space art. One of its longest practitioners, he has been illustrating space scenes since the 50s.
He has done work for stage, screen and film in both Europe and the U.S. He has contributed art for many pictorial books with British astronomer Patrick Moore, as well as written and illustrated his own books like Visions of Space and The Fires Within. His science fiction work is frequently on the cover of Analog magazine.