neverdying on deviantart is one of the guys which Sci-fi works I like. I think his major power is using the lights properly and composition.
The Shuttle is very good example of an image breaking the Rule of Third without losing any quality in terms of composition. The lack of gravity is very well presented with the flying axe and the blood drops.
Notice how the people reduced in size and compared to the spaceship (which in fact is a old communist building) create this epic feel of something enormous in the face of the spaceship.
A great play with the lights and highlights on this piece.