The Lockheed XFV-1, circa 1954.
Santa goes the distance to make holiday deliveries in Ed Emshwiller cover art for the Christmas issue of Galaxy magazine, December 1954.
Ed Emshwiller cover art for the Christmas issue of Galaxy, December 1954.
Target Earth invaded theaters on this day in 1954.
1954 Danish poster for The War of the Worlds.
Italian poster art by Carlantonio Longi for Tobor the Great, 1954.
August 1, 1954 – The Convair XFY-1 Pogo made its first vertical takeoff and landing. The test pilot said, “It’s awful hard to fly an airplane looking over your shoulder.” (via)
TODAY IN HISTORY: The sci-fi classic Them! crawled into theaters on June 16, 1954.
Soviet space art by Nikolai Kolchitsky, 1954.