Category: 1968

1968 Italian promotional poster for 2001: A Sp…

1968 Italian promotional poster for 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Apollo 6 on the launch pad, February 6, 1968.

Apollo 6 on the launch pad, February 6, 1968.

Awesome Johnny Bruck cover art for the Perry R…

Awesome Johnny Bruck cover art for the Perry Rhodan novel Die Wüste der strahlenden Steine, no. 377, 1968.

Neil Armstrong during parachute training at Pe…

Neil Armstrong during parachute training at Perrin Air Force Base in Sherman, Texas, May 27, 1968.

August 5, 1968 – “Apollo Spacecraft 101 Comman…

August 5, 1968 – “Apollo Spacecraft 101 Command/Service Modules being moved into position for mating with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA)-5 in the Kennedy Space Center’s Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. Apollo Spacecraft 101 will be flown on the first manned Apollo space mission, Apollo 7 (Spacecraft 101/Saturn 205).“ (NASA)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Apollo 7 astronauts Walter…

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Apollo 7 astronauts Walter Cunningham, Donn Eisele, and Wally Schirra stand on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever after suiting up for splashdown training in the Gulf of Mexico, August 5, 1968. (NASA)

ON THIS DAY: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Thund…

ON THIS DAY: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Thunderbird 6 premiered in London on July 29, 1968. Filmed in Supermarionation!!

ON THIS DAY: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Thund…

ON THIS DAY: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Thunderbird 6 premiered in London on July 29, 1968. Filmed in Supermarionation!!

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, directed by Stanl…

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, directed by Stanley Kubrick.

1969 American poster for Destroy All Monsters….

1969 American poster for Destroy All Monsters