Category: 1970s

Bob Layzell cover art for Soul of a Robot by B…

Bob Layzell cover art for Soul of a Robot by Barrington J. Bayley, 1977.

Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell practices flag …

Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell practices flag deployment for a moon landing he’ll never make, February 4, 1970.

We have Blade Runner to prepare for 2019. Afte…

We have Blade Runner to prepare for 2019. After that, read 2020 Vision, published by Avon, 1974, edited by Jerry Pournelle, cover art by John Berkey. 

“Very often the first sight visitors to …

“Very often the first sight visitors to Reptilia have of the local wildlife is the arrival of the nearest Scarlet Dragon whose ferocious-looking form belies its placid and inquisitive nature.” From Aliens in Space by Steven Caldwell, 1979. Art by Mike Masters.

“At the Poles of the Earth” postca…

“At the Poles of the Earth” postcards from the Soviet Union, illustrated by Valentin Viktorov, 1976.

Behind the scenes of Gerry Anderson’s UFO (197…

Behind the scenes of Gerry Anderson’s UFO (1970)

British poster for Silent Running, 1972. Artwo…

British poster for Silent Running, 1972. Artwork by George Akimoto.

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 spac…

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on July 7, 1979. (via)

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, observed by NAS…

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe on July 7, 1979.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed by …

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe on June 24, 1979.