OMG Space Doggy!

Here's a detail from "Chip And Batty Explore Space" by artist William Wegman, showing a dog looking out from a space station. The full image shows another dog space-walking in a spacesuit. It's just one of the pieces of freaktastic art that NASA commissioned over the decades, which are going on display at the Smithsonian Institution. Click through for a few of our other favorites.

OMG Space Doggy!

OMG Space Doggy!

OMG Space Doggy!

[NASA Gallery]