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"Ad Astra" is a public artwork by American artist Richard Lippold. The abstract sculpture is located outside on the Jefferson Drive entrance of and in the collection of the National Air and Space Museum. The sculpture's title is Latin, meaning "to the stars.

  • completed in (39 years ago)


"Ad astra" is a novel written by Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė.


  1. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of Znouzectnost.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of Spiritual Beggars.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  3. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of Macrocosmica.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  4. "Ad Astra" is a musical EP of Helblinde.
  5. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of Shevy Smith.
  6. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of AWE.SOME.
  7. "Ad Astra" is a musical album of Ad Astra.
  8. "Ad Astra" is a composition.


"Ad Astra" is an award-winning video game.

  • designers: Greg Follis & Roy Carter
  • developers: Greg Follis, Roy Carter
  • genres: Shoot 'em up, Simulation video game, Action game
  • publisher: Gargoyle Games
  • released in (31 years ago)
  • award: - Best Shoot 'em Up


  1. Ad Astra is a musical group.
    • albums: "Idegen Arcok", "No Contact", "Újra Úton", "Crust of Ego"
    • official website:
  2. Ad Astra is a musical group.
    • albums: "Between Souls and Dreams", "Soul Dreams"
  3. Ad Astra is a musical group.
    • album: "For Those About to Leave This World Behind"

There are other groups with in their name, like Ad astra per aspera.


  1. Ad astra is a Latin phrase meaning "to the stars". The phrase has origins with Virgil, who wrote sic itur ad astra and opta ardua pennis astra sequi,. Another origin is Seneca the Younger, who wrote non est ad astra mollis e terris via.
  2. Ad Astra is an annual science fiction and fantasy convention in Toronto. Major events of the convention include the Masquerade, Guest of Honour presentations, panel discussions, Art Show, and Dealer's Room, as well as a wide variety of privately run room parties. Other events on the convention program include a games room, book launches, and the Saturday evening dance.
  3. Ad Astra is the quarterly magazine of the National Space Society. The name literally means "To the Stars". The magazine came into being following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute which became the NSS in 1987. Since 2008, the magazine is published by MM Publishing.
  4. Ad Astra is the Undergraduate Journal of the Roosevelt Academy, a small liberal arts college in Middelburg, the Netherlands it is published once a year and contains a selection of the best essays and papers of that academic year.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ad astra

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Google previewConstruction Law (2016)

From Beginner to Practitioner by Jim Mason

The Latin phrase de profundus ad astra is a colourful way to remember the extent of ownership.

Google previewA History of Finnish Literature (1973)

by Jaakko Ahokas

Ad Astra is a typical symbolist play, a form used at that time across Europe by such geographically diverse writers as Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Leonid Andreev, Arvid Jarnefelt, and Eino Lcino. The action is in a dream, and the characters include ...

Google previewPunch (1884)

Sic itur ad astra is an excellent motto. But, unfortunately, in this case, the " Stars " that Muchstir has gone to have refused to shine upon that aspiring Constituency. Some think so much the better for the Constituency, and for Parliament also.

Google previewThe World's Best Music: The musicians's guide (1913)

by Victor Herbert, Arthur Elson, Louis Charles Elson

Per aspcra ad astra is a good motto; and for the singer it may be taken to ...

Google previewA William Faulkner Encyclopedia (1999)

by Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek

"AD ASTRA" 5 German prisoner, and the Indian subadar who remains cold sober through it all and comments tellingly on the personal disintegrations that give the story's title, "Ad Astra" (To the Stars), its darkly ironic twist. "Ad Astra" is ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

ad astra per ardua [L. ad to, at,

ad astra per aspera. ad astra per aspera [L. ad to, at, for, according to (1); astra stars (2); per through (3); aspera ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cremation (2016)

by Lewis H. Mates

Ad Astra Service (Price: US$299) The Ad Astra Service proposes to name a star for a loved one ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1915 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Topeka; popular name, “Garden of the West”; State flower, the sunflower; State motto, Ad astra per aspera (“To the stars through all difficulties”); organized as a Territory, May 30, 1854; admitted into the Union as the thirty-fourth State, Jan.

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Topeka; popular name, “Garden of the West”; State flower, the sunflower; State motto, Ad astra per aspera (“To the stars through all difficulties”) ; organized as a Territory, May 30, 1854; admitted into the Union as the thirty-fourth State, Jan.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory; Embracing Scientific and Other Terms, Numerous Familiar Terms and a Copious Selection of Old English Words by James Stormonth, Philip Henry Phelp

ad astra [L.J to the stars; to heaven, or an exalted state. ad Calendas Grsacas ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Nunc Veuetum'auspiciis pafidit ad astra viam. This tower to infernal realms oace led beUw, ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Foreign Quotations (2001)

by Anthony Lejeune

ad astra 31 arduis: Aequam memento rebus in a. 3 Argos: Dulcis moriens reminiscitur A. 10 arma: Silent leges inter a. 37 ars: Omnis a. imitatio est naturae 30 artifex: Qualis a. pereo ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ad astra (Latin—to the stars) adat automatic data accumulation and ...

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