Category: 1968

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

Illustrations by Johnny Bruck, 1968-1970.

Illustrations by Johnny Bruck, 1968-1970.

Illustrations by Johnny Bruck, 1968-1970.

Illustrations by Johnny Bruck, 1968-1970.

American poster for Destroy All Monsters, 1969…

American poster for Destroy All Monsters, 1969. Artwork by Reynold Brown.

Welcome home to the Apollo 8 astronauts, Decem…

Welcome home to the Apollo 8 astronauts, December 1968.

December 27, 1968: Apollo 8 comes home. “Reent…

December 27, 1968: Apollo 8 comes home. “Reentry, splashdown, acquisition, recovery.”

December 26, 1968 – Planet Earth, seen on tele…

December 26, 1968 – Planet Earth, seen on television in a transmission from the Apollo 8 spacecraft as it traveled at 6,084 feet per second, 97,000 nautical miles from home.

Apollo 8 roars into space on December 21, 1968…

Apollo 8 roars into space on December 21, 1968.

And from the crew of Apollo 8, we close with g…

And from the crew of Apollo 8, we close with good night, good luck, a Merry Christmas – and God bless all of you, all of you on the good Earth.