Travel to Mars with this interactive infographic

distance to mars

Scrolling your way to Mars is a brilliant way to comprehend astronomical distances

Ever wondered how far it is to Mars? Yes, we know that Wikipedia can tell you the exact distance, but once numbers become, well, astronomical, it can be difficult to really wrap your head around them.

To help you out, David Paliwoda and Jesse Williams's motion infographic, Distance to Mars visualises these massive distances in a way that every digital designer can understand - in pixels!

David is a motion and interaction designer based in East London, so he took care of the technical side of things whilst designer and illustrator Jesse Williams created the planets. Their combined effort has resulted in a space-tastic site that will delight any designer.

distance to mars

distance to mars

distance to mars

distance to mars

distance to mars

See more of David and Jesse's work on their websites.

Like this? Read these!

Do you have a fun design side-project? Let us know about it in the comments box below!

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Deals Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Digital Arts and Design Editor Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.