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David A. Hardy
is internationally renowned as one of the world's leading astronomical, space and science-fiction artists. His cover illustrations have appeared on most major science-fiction magazines, including
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
(some seventy covers since 1971), and
, and he has done countless interior illustrations for magazines and books, as well as much advertising work. A retrospective of his art, with text by Chris Morgan, appeared in 2001 as

Non-fiction books written and illustrated by Hardy include
Challenge of the Stars
(with Patrick Moore),
Galactic Tours
(with Bob Shaw),
Atlas of the Solar System
, and
Visions of Space
. Hardy's 2004 book with Sir Patrick Moore,
Futures: 50 Years in Space
, received the Sir Arthur Clarke Award, and was nominated for a Hugo. His short stories and factual articles have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including
New Scientist
Astronomy Now
. A second novel is in progress.

He is a Fellow, Board Member, and Vice President (Europse)of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), Vice President of the Association pf Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA), a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society, and a recipient of the Lucien Rudaux Memorial Award. He has an asteroid named after him.

His website is at

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