Category: 1960s

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically…

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically Brazil, as seen from space by the astronauts aboard the Gemini 7 spacecraft as it raced around the world.

(NASA/Arizona State University)

Close Than We Think, September 3, 1961.

Close Than We Think, September 3, 1961.

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

The American Pavilion at sunset before the ope…

The American Pavilion at sunset before the opening of the Expo 67 world’s fair in Montreal, Canada, January 1967.

(Library & Archives Canada)

Concept art for 2001: A Space Odyssey. Design …

Concept art for 2001: A Space Odyssey. Design sketch of a deep-space pod by Graphic Films, 1965.

Aerospace art of the 1960s.

Aerospace art of the 1960s.

A cosmonaut waves from a Soviet matchbox label…

A cosmonaut waves from a Soviet matchbox label celebrating the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution.

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying fa…

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying factories build 10-story high-rises in less than a week. Illustration from Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, October 1966.

Poster art for Alphaville, 1965.

Poster art for Alphaville, 1965.

November 20, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronaut Alan B…

November 20, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil. A Hasselblad camera is mounted on the chest of his spacesuit. Pete Conrad, who took this image, can be seen in Bean’s helmet visor. (NASA)