A rock named “Chimp” on Mars, imaged by NASA’s…

A rock named “Chimp” on Mars, imaged by NASA’s Sojourner rover, September 17, 1997.

(NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Robert McCall poster art for 2001: A Space Ody…

Robert McCall poster art for 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Everybot Edge Dual Spin Mopping Robot Cleaner

Everybot Edge Dual Spin Mopping Robot Cleaner

Lego Astronaut / Cosmonaut Soldier Landing

Lego Astronaut / Cosmonaut Soldier Landing

Planet Earth on March 23, 1965, as seen from t…

Planet Earth on March 23, 1965, as seen from the Gemini 3 spacecraft “Molly Brown” on its three-orbit journey around the world. (NASA)

The future in space, illustrated by Davis Melt…

The future in space, illustrated by Davis Meltzer, Don Davis, Pamela Lee, and Vincent Di Fate.

A Soviet ship fires its retrorockets as it lan…

A Soviet ship fires its retrorockets as it lands on the Moon. Space art by Andrei Sokolov on a 1965 postcard.

TV spot for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1…

TV spot for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1989.

Noisy Boy 1

Noisy Boy 1

The business end of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket o…

The business end of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on November 15, 2018.