Category Archives: 3D Models

Historic ‘Earthrise’ Re-Created For 45th Apollo 8 Anniversary

In December 1968, the Apollo 8 crew became the first humans to experience an Earthrise from the lunar orbit. This visualization is based off of the actual photos and satellite imagery. Narrated by Andrew Chaikin, author of A Man on the Moon. Read more here:

Credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio

Free 3D Model Libraries of NASA Spacecraft, etc.

Free ISS Model from NASA
(Use the free Blender program to translate files to your preferred modeling application.)
Free Bigelow Hab model 
(The .skp file can be exported as .obj from SketchUp Pro’s free demo.) 
Free & Commercial from TurboSquid: