Space Horizons

Spirit and Opportunity by Lauren Wagner

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Artist Statement

"I created this patch for the Spirit and Opportunity mission because I wanted to show the setting of Mars, with the color of burnt orange and I also wanted to depict faintly the presence of the two Spirit and Opportunity rovers. The name of the mission with the names of the rovers was captivating to me and it made me want to create a patch to fit the emotion of the mission. I felt like the mission had a large amount of potential and showed the world the possibilities of a space mission and the possibilities within Mars." - Lauren Wagner

I am a sophomore journalism and graphic design student at Doane University in Crete, Nebraska. I have always been interested in writing and design, and hope to combine the two into a career after I graduate. Whenever I'm not designing or writing for my campus newspaper, I enjoy baking, watching cooking competitions, drinking coffee and finding dogs around campus to pet.

About Space Horizons

Space Horizons is a new collection of mission patch designs for your favorite past, present and future missions to help engage a new generation in the excitement of extending humanity’s reach beyond Earth. Proceeds support Space Horizons, an innovative non profit that promotes interest in STEM education for minority and female students in underserved communities.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.