Animals in Space

Contest Info

  • Started: 7/31/2015 05:00
  • Ended: 8/4/2015 17:05
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 20
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
  • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
Animals in Space
Contest Directions: Did you know that this spring NASA's cargo spaceship (SpaceX CRS-6) delivered 20 mice to the International Space Station? These mice are studied for the effects of gravity absence on mammals - such as muscle and bone loss, as well as tendon mass loss. Sure, astronauts experience the same gravity absence and they are studied too, but the lifespan of mice is much shorter thus the long term effects can be seen faster. Yet mice and rats share about 96% of their DNA with humans, so they make perfect lab subjects (thus the expression "lab rat").
Photoshop anything related to space exploration by animals. E.g. show how space exploration history would be different if animals explored space instead of humans, photoshop animal astronauts, etc. All animals - living, extinct, or even mythical are accepted for this contest (except for humans)! Many thanks to pcrdds for the themepost.

Contest Info

    • Started: 7/31/2015 05:00
    • Ended: 8/4/2015 17:05
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 20
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
This gallery only contains our top 20 selections from its parent contest Animals in Space. All 20 contest pictures can be viewed here.
  • Leopard Astronaut in Space

    Leopard Astronaut in Space
  • Lemur Astronaut Having Lunch in Space

    Lemur Astronaut Having Lunch in Space
  • Dog Astronaut Magazine Cover

    Dog Astronaut Magazine Cover
  • Russian Cosmonaut Pig with Vladimir Putin

    Russian Cosmonaut Pig with Vladimir Putin
  • Monkeys in a Space Capsule In Orbit

    Monkeys in a Space Capsule In Orbit
  • Giraffe Astronaut on the Moon

    Giraffe Astronaut on the Moon
  • Goat Astronaut in Space

    Goat Astronaut in Space
  • Giraffe Astronaut Holding His Helmet

    Giraffe Astronaut Holding His Helmet
  • Monkey Astronaut Looking at a Floating Banana in Space

    Monkey Astronaut Looking at a Floating Banana in Space
  • Female Dinosaur Astronaut

    Female Dinosaur Astronaut
  • Little NASA Dinosaurs in Space

    Little NASA Dinosaurs in Space
  • Chimp Astronaut Finds Aliens on Mars

    Chimp Astronaut Finds Aliens on Mars
  • Cat Astronaut

    Cat Astronaut
  • Lion in a Space Suit

    Lion in a Space Suit
  • Space Lion Breeding Center

    Space Lion Breeding Center
  • Animal Astronauts

    Animal Astronauts
  • Turtle Astronaut

    Turtle Astronaut
  • Paw Print on the Moon

    Paw Print on the Moon
  • Lion on Mars with Monkeys

    Lion on Mars with Monkeys
  • Animals in Star Trek

    Animals in Star Trek
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