Space is the greatest mystery, and our ultimate challenge as a species. Cats, meanwhile, are our close allies and companions, who nevertheless remain a great cosmic mystery. Mash the two up, and you have endless fascination. Here's our favorite artwork showing cats... in space!

Top image from Simplicity, TV spot created by Framestore

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Space Cat Wallpaper by I-AM-RESISTY on DeviantArt

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From Simplicity, TV spot created by Framestore

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Promotional artwork for campaign created by Framestore and Ben Ducker

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Promotional artwork for campaign created by Framestore and Ben Ducker

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Promotional artwork for campaign created by Framestore and Ben Ducker

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Via 70s Sci-Fi Art

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Follow Your Dreams (artist unknown) via Imgur

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Sad Space Cat by Darth Norby/Deviant Art

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Via Crazy Space Cats on Facebook

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Created by Rabarberpajen and posted at Spacecats on Reddit

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Artist unknown, via OMG Cats in Space

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Astronaut cat tattoo, via Kittamusprime on Instagram

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Artist unknown, via SpaceCatClothing

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via FuckYeahTrippyGifs

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Artist unknown, via Sun-Times

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Crumpy Hipster Space Cat by meProyocan

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Space Cat Book Art, via GoGoBookArt on Etsy

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Painting by Schim Schimmel

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Space Cat by Ruthven Todd, illustrated by Paul Galdone

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Space Cat print by MaryAube.

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Artist unknown, via Pinterest

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Space Cat #2, artist unknown

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Artist unknown

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Rainbow Nyan Nyan Pop Tart Cat by Zaithy

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Art by Apofiss/Deviant Art

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Space-Cat Nebula by RadulfGreyhammer

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Artist unknown

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By QwertyMcGiblets/Imgur

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Artist unknown

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Cats in Space by Dilbert92/Deviant Art

What's YOUR favorite space cat art? Please post it below! Please name the artist and link back wherever possible.

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